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Becoming More Resilient In The Face Of Chronic Illness

Becoming More Resilient In The Face Of Chronic Illness

I've always wondered why some people seem to be able to bounce back more quickly from personal challenges, illnesses, disappointments, tragedies, etc. better than others. On the surface it seems that some people are just born...

Letting Go Of The Life You Have Planned

Letting Go Of The Life You Have Planned

Sometimes that life isn't what we expect and coming to terms with the new reality of life with chronic illness is difficult and can be traumatic. I know it took me several years after my diagnosis before I found an inner acceptance...

How HealingWell Started

How HealingWell Started

I had just been diagnosed with a chronic illness a few weeks earlier and felt completely alone. My experience with medical tests, procedures, and getting shuffled from doctor to doctor was absolutely exhausting and terribly frustrating....

Getting Self-Help Online

Getting Self-Help Online

Over 20 years ago, I was diagnosed with a chronic illness. I went online and was surprised by the lack of an outlet in which ordinary people like me could share information or find an empathetic ear....

Celebrating 100,000 HealingWell Members

Celebrating 100,000 HealingWell Members

Last week HealingWell.com hit a major milestone, surpassing 100,000 registered community members. I decided it might be appropriate to share what HealingWell means through the eyes of its members....