The Subtle Difference Between Saying “Think Positive” and “Stay Positive” to Someone with Chronic Pain | www.achronicvoice.com

I don’t know about you but for me, there is a difference when someone tells me to ‘think positive’ as opposed to ‘stay positive’. The former implies an undermining of suffering, while the latter tells me that you’re on my team. Perhaps I have a case of word oversensitivity, but I’ll go ahead and tell […]

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? […]