September 2017 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses. Participate here! | www.achronicvoice.com

Hello and welcome to the second linkup party hosted on A Chronic Voice! If you missed out on the first party, you can still check out some interesting entries here. In addition to this, I have created another monthly book linkup as well. It’s a personal attempt to finish reading all the books on my […]

September 2017 Prompts: Resisting, Learning, Struggling, Supporting & Changing | www.achronicvoice.com

What will you be resisting, learning, struggling with, supporting and changing for the month? You’re free to interpret these keywords however you wish; here’s my own list! I hope you’ll join me here on this parallel journey that’s similar yet different in so many ways 🙂 *Note: This post contains affiliate links. It will not […]

Issue #68: Acceptance Means Gaining a New Perspective. Click to read or pin to save for later. www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 29 Jul 2017. Issue #68. In this edition: Imagine what it feels like when invisible pain becomes visible. When your grandparents are more active than you are. The number one cause of death in the world is from chronic illnesses. 81% of patients report pain relief using Quell. Acceptance means gaining a new perspective, […]

Join Us on Facebook: Singapore & Asia Chronic Illness Community - achronicvoice.com

I have been part of an online group called “Chronic Illness Bloggers” for a little more than a year now, which I enjoy participating in. There are no political dramas or bitter comparisons, just a group of caring and lovely people. I have an inherent dislike for any sort of networking activities in real life, […]

*Currently looking to interview people with chronic diseases, especially if you live in Singapore or Asia! About This Blog A Chronic Voice is a health, wellness and chronic illness blog. I write most of the content here, but I welcome guest posts too. Do read some of the ‘Published’ posts, to get a feel of […]

Issue #64: How to Survive Disability & Why Acceptance Restores Our Power - Click to read or pin to save for later - www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 01 Jul 2017. Issue #64. In this edition: 30 pieces of excellent insight into life with POTS. Five great tips on how to survive disability. A parenting secret on how to have a good day with your kid, from a spoonie mama. Sometimes not getting what we want is a blessing in disguise. My […]

#projChronicWisdom: Simple Pleasures I Can Enjoy While Stuck in Bed with Pain | Participate here: www.achronicvoice.com

Theme: Simple Pleasures I Can Enjoy While Stuck in Bed with Pain Question: It’s no fun being stuck in bed all day with pain that never really leaves. Your brain is too foggy to do anything productive, which is so frustrating. Yet life isn’t black and white; happiness can co-exist with agony. In the darkest […]

#projChronicWisdom: Secret Motivation Tips for When You’re Unmotivated | Participate here: www.achronicvoice.com

Theme: Secret Motivation Tips for When You’re Unmotivated Question: We all have those days where we aren’t motivated to do anything. Everything becomes labourious, and we just want to lie in bed and stare at the wall. What is your best method of dealing with this? How do you get yourself up and going again? […]

The Big Difference between Empathy and Sympathy | A Chronic Voice

This animation is short, but brilliant 🙂 People who are suffering do not need sympathy; despise it even. The line between the two different worlds of empathy and sympathy is thin. So what makes all the difference? Connection. Not just with other people. We have to reconnect with ourselves as human beings first, before we’re […]

A Chronic Voice: #besideChronicBedside: What's by Your Bedside?

Join Me in Populating the Hashtag: #besideChronicBedside I started a little hashtag, which I hope sounds somewhat catchy! #besideChronicBedside (currently blank; I need your help to get it going!) captures the everyday lives of those with chronic illness, with a quick shot of their bedside tables. We all keep little objects beside us, things that […]

A Chronic Voice | What You Reshare Can Change Someone Else's Life Forever

I wrote about how some advice given by others can quite literally kill in a previous post. There are some great alternative therapies out there, but there is no one-treatment-fits-all when it comes to chronic illness. The Chinese herbal brew you consumed might work wonders for you, but trigger liver failure in someone else. Many […]