Cross body and towel stretches for shoulders and upper back!
If you’re anything like me, you may have wondered why pain medications aren’t working well. Aren’t giving the relief we’re told they should. I’ve been taken off NSAIDs because they hurt my stomach – has this happened to you to? I’ve been offered opioids after surgery but decided against it for fear of addiction even though I’ve been in a lot of pain – do you relate?
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.
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?
This week I thought we’d examine the Greek word/philosophy of sophrosyne and how it applies to living with a chronic
When I was first diagnosed with a chronic illness, my mental health started to suffer. I actually tried to hide
The concept of the half smile is part of two things I’m passionate about: psychology/psychotherapy and mindfulness. But how can