Chronic Illness Articles

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....

Sugar Addiction And Chronic Illness

Sugar Addiction And Chronic Illness

No doubt about it, we are a nation of addicts and sugar ranks right at the top of the list. While sugar addiction is the most prevalent, widely practiced and legally accepted addiction in our society, few of us understand it and fewer still know how to manage it on a life-long basis....

Journey to Self-Care:  Behavior and Chronic Illness

Journey to Self-Care: Behavior and Chronic Illness

The journey to being in the practice of self-care is most effective when we define our values, learn new skills, and internalize behaviors and attitudes that support our best health. Beginning with the end in mind, results are easy to specify, such as weight loss, feel better, fewer sick days, reduce stress, and be healthier for example....

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....

How I Ran a 5K with Chronic Illness

How I Ran a 5K with Chronic Illness

I never expected to run a 5K race today. In fact, I never expected to run again in my life, period. Having battled chronic illness for 17 years and suffered a serious leg injury 10 years ago, running wasn't even on my radar....

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...