#Self-Care

Make a Place for Your Chronic Illness

Make a Place for Your Chronic Illness

The fact is, if you're living with chronic illness you are courageous. In the process of meeting life's challenges, you have learned and are continuing to learn how to meet your fears and move beyond them....

10 Steps For Healing Well With Chronic Illness

10 Steps For Healing Well With Chronic Illness

Living and coping with chronic illness can be difficult, especially during the holidays. It often requires stressful changes to your life and the lives of family members closest to you....

I Believe:  Faith and Chronic Illness

I Believe: Faith and Chronic Illness

There are very few things in life you can really count on, but one thing you can count on is you will have trials and adversity in your life. When those trials are physical, it can add unwanted stress to your life, relationships, work and more....

4 Mobile Apps For Healing And Mindfulness

4 Mobile Apps For Healing And Mindfulness

For someone dealing with chronic illness there are now mobile resources available on demand that didn't exist even a few years ago. So, here are some of my favorite mobile apps....

4 Ways to Train Your Mind To Promote Healing

4 Ways to Train Your Mind To Promote Healing

In living a life with chronic health challenges, it's essential to get good medical care. From work with clients, literature reviews and personal experience, I learned quite a bit and came up with these 4 ways...

Get Moving With Chronic Illness

Get Moving With Chronic Illness

To most people getting fit with chronic illness sounds like an oxymoron. The old me thought that people that were chronically ill simply did not exercise, ever! But experience has taught me that exercise is key...

The Healing Art of Massage

The Healing Art of Massage

Massage is one of the oldest healing arts. When you rub your hands together or pat yourself to create heat, you're doing massage. When you rub a toe you've stubbed, or rub a baby's back, you're doing massage....

Staying Well When Travelling

Staying Well When Travelling

I like getting away, taking a break from the regular routines and demands of daily life. It doesn't matter if it's a vacation or business travel. The problem is that traveling can sometimes spell disaster for those of us with chronic illness....

Getting Sick When You're Sick

Getting Sick When You're Sick

Not much about chronic illness surprises me anymore. But there is one thing that happens that always seems to catch me off guard. Getting sick....