Chest openers are a great stretch, and personally helpful in managing some of my chronic pain.
All jokes aside, my symptoms are increased pain, increased fatigue, really bad jaw pain, my left foot is super veiny and sore (my calf is fine though so unlikely anything super serious). How the heck can I manage all of this?
By the way, this event is apparently always free to people with lived experience, so keep an eye out for it next year. The summit was 3 days and had so much info, that this is going to be part 2 of a 3-part post, and focuses on the content of Day 2
yoga poses this week are: recline butterfly and a butterfly forward fold.
Seated and laying twists are great stretches for the back, and yoga has a lot of health and mental health benefits!
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.
Struggling with pain or tightness in your low back? Try these 2 yoga poses and see if that helps!
This is yin yoga at it’s finest. Contacting the present moment, maybe lucking out with some relaxation but the purpose
This mindful stretching exercise is from Marsha Linehan’s Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training Manual. The point is to focus on
It can feel hard to set goals for yourself when you’re sick and/or in pain. Be it personal goals, work/career