The good thing is, that even people with chronic illness can develop resilience. Warning: it does require work on your part. Luckily, some of the work may not feel like work at all… it just requires consistent commitment to it.
Have you tried swimming as your source of exercise yet?
Our hero is on an adventure in some kind of jungle and they (or someone in their party of merry men and women) falls into what turns out to be quicksand. And they struggle and struggle and sink faster and faster. Usually in the movies the hero saves the day. Struggling in quicksand is a lot like what we do with our pain – both physical and emotional. We fight against it, struggling more and more, sinking deeper and deeper. But do you know how to actually get out of quicksand in real life?
Struggling with pain or tightness in your low back? Try these 2 yoga poses and see if that helps!
Back in the summer and fall of 2016 I wondered how much I would be able to accomplish in my life. Can I even manage through the situation I’m in? Particularly with my physical health, having recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, and then the mental health consequences (mainly anxiety) that had come along with it? My partner and I were fighting a lot, despite having only moved in together a few months earlier. What would happen to my dreams of being a filmmaker if I can’t be active on set for 12+ hours straight? My self-efficacy was falling and falling…
Self-esteem and disability in chronic illness are closely related, so by improving our self-esteem, does that mean we have less disability from our illness? That’s what we’re exploring in this week’s blog post.
Today I want to talk about some of the work of Dr. Gabor Mate, because, well, I find it quite
Depression is one of the most common mental health problems (right up there with anxiety). It also commonly co-occurs with
I will start off by saying that a “top 10” is no way a comprehensive list, because there are lots
Due to the popularity of the first video (and to be honest my love of working my abs this way)