An introductory mindfulness practice for anyone wanting to get into mindfulness and meditation.
I love body scans. I find them a great way to get into my body, sometimes helping me relax, but more often helping me with pain management. I do remember the first time I did one though. The thought I had, “this sounds terrifying! Why would I want to move towards the pain that I’m already experiencing?!”
“While it may not be possible for us to cure ourselves or to find someone who can, it is possible for us to heal ourselves – to learn to live with and work with the conditions that present themselves in the present moment. Healing implies the possibility that we can relate differently to illness, disability, even death, as we learn to see with the eyes of wholeness.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
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.
Being able to control the expression of our emotions has always been considered an important aspect of mental health, but did you know that it’s also important for controlling the severity of our chronic illnesses?
It’s not really a surprise that Spoonies have more stress than healthy folks. Chronic illness and chronic pain warriors just
Due to the popularity of the first video (and to be honest my love of working my abs this way)
This mindful stretching exercise is from Marsha Linehan’s Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training Manual. The point is to focus on
Hi Everyone! I’ve got a new limited mobility workout option for you that combines cardio and strength training. This was
That darn hip surgery may have prevented me from my normal routines but I adapted (safely). Make sure you consult