Issue #287: Books Recommended on the Topic of 'Breathing' & Living with Chronic Illness Means You Don't Get Much Choice in Many of the Things You Experience Daily

Friday, 22 October 2021. Issue #287. In This Issue: Some books my psychiatrist recommended on the topic of breathing. Living with chronic illness means that you do not get a choice for many things you experience every day, or how you want to live your life. The stigma of the chronically ill being too lazy […]

Issue #285: Realising That Anti-Depressants Aren't 'Happy Pills' or a Sign of Weakness & Children Need Love and Support - Which You Can Still Give as a Parent with Chronic Illness

Friday, 08 October 2021. Issue #285. In This Issue: Realising that the anti-depressants prescribed by your doctor aren’t ‘happy pills’ or a sign of weakness. But medication that will help you live to fight another day with depression. Children don’t need a lot to be happy and fulfilled – it’s your love and support that […]

Issue 284: How Exercise Can Help Fight Chronic Fatigue & Chronic Pain Dictates What You Can and Can’t Do Every Day

Friday, 01 October 2021. Issue #284. In This Issue: Exercise can help fight chronic fatigue by reducing inflammation, increasing endorphins, improving sleep and more. Chronic pain dictates what you can and can’t do in your life, when and how, even for the most basic everyday chores such as eating and washing your hair. Studies have […]

Issue #279: Chronic Fatigue Can Feel Defeating When You Want to Do So Much with Your Life & Young Adults with Chronic Illness Often Fake Being Well to Try and Act Their Age

Friday, 27 August 2021. Issue #279. In This Issue: Chronic fatigue is emotionally tough; when you want to do so much, yet you just can’t and feel defeated. Whilst some students pretend to be sick to get the day off school, many young adults with chronic illness fake being well and try to act their […]

Issue #277: Fatigue Management is Just as Important as Pain Management & The Payback for Faking Being Well is Not Worth It

Friday, 13 August 2021. Issue #277. In This Issue: Sometimes we need to consider fatigue management as much as pain management in order to boost our motivation levels. If you’ve ever tried to fake being well, you’ve probably learned that the payback is not worth it. It’s undeniable that with invisible disabilities, we will need […]