Issue 270: People with Chronic Illness are Hypersensitive to Stress as It Manifests as Physical Pain & Self-Compassion During a Pain Flare Can be Tough as Your Mental Health is Suffering, Too

Friday, 18 June 2021. Issue #270. In This Issue: The toxicity of stress may not be apparent to a healthy person, but people with chronic illness are hypersensitive to it, as it can cause physical pain. When you’re in a pain flare, your mental health suffers too, and you can enter into a joyless state. […]

Issue 256: Being Unable to Work Due to Chronic Illness is Heartbreaking & Doctors May be More Knowledgeable, But They Don't Live in Your Body

Friday, 12 March 2021. Issue #256. In This Issue: Everyone with chronic illness has their own special pain relief toolkit that works specifically for them. We still have a long way to go in terms of conversation and stigma in relation to suicide and suicidal ideation. People who don’t live with chronic pain simply do […]

Issue #231: A Comprehensive List of Assistive Devices from the Disabled Community & Great Chronic Illness Bloggers to Follow | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 18 September 2020. Issue #231. In this issue: The first step to living life on your own terms is to face the enemy within and accept your chronic illness. The trouble with Chinese herbs with Antiphospholipid Syndrome, as many have blood thinning or thickening effects. The many reasons to join in the Linkups here: […]

Chronic Pain: How to Approach a Loved One Without Pushing Them Away | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Dana Hall is a clinical psychologist who lives with an autoimmune disease herself, which made me excited to have her guest post on the blog! I always love reading professional tips written by a fellow chronic illness person. She specialises in trauma therapy, relationship dynamics, and chronic pain management. She […]