How to Use the 7 Dimensions of Wellness to Thrive with Chronic Pain

This article explores the seven dimensions of wellness and how we can use them to improve our quality of life despite chronic pain. Those who live with chronic pain know all too well that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to pain management. Even those who live with the same chronic illness often need a mix […]

Issue #227: Disabled People to Follow on YouTube & Never Take It Lightly When Someone Hints That They are Suicidal

Friday, 21 August 2020. Issue #227. In this issue: When life (or death) teases you with good health for a short period of time as a chronically ill person. CBD research in the works, including Epidiolex as the first FDA approved drug for treating rare forms of seizures. The most dangerous period during pregnancy with […]

How to be a Positive Thinker: Without the Unicorns & Rainbows | A Chronic Voice

Wait…What Did I Just Think? I woke up feeling like crap. One of those depressive days that arrive unannounced, bringing joint aches and other friends along with it. “Today is a bad day”, was the very first thought that surfaced in my mind. Quite the positive thinker, as you can tell. And then, I paused […]

A Car Accident & A Song Gone Silent (How Life Lessons from Chronic Illness Tide Me Through) | A Chronic Voice

Silence. Who knew silence could be so overwhelming? More suffocating than the humid tropic air, and not in the least bit golden. The rest of the flock is older and more placid, having laid their eggs, and had their mates. They even seem a tad jaded, or it might have been that Horace had stolen […]