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.
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?
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.
Do you feel like your life is lacking meaning? Is it your chronic illness that seems to be standing in your way? Viktor Frankl’s book, Man’s Search for Meaning might be the read you need. But if that doesn’t convince you, read the full post on why.
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our
Before everyone starts hating on positive psychology, I’m going to give you a bit of a break down of it.