I have blogged about survival mode before. This is when we push through the pain long-term and get to a state where all other aspects of our lives shrink, we only do what is fundamentally necessary to exist and life is Just an existence. We do what we must and crash and burn at the … Continue reading Survival mode with chronic pain and the lack of options we have in society
With chronic illness comes mourning and grieving. It is natural to have these feelings. I think we all do in the beginning and even later on. It just feels like who we Are isn't able to manifest fully in the world. All that potential and possibility is halted... Grieving our former selves It isn't uncommon … Continue reading Chronic Illness and grief of self
I always want to explore my psychological, mental, emotional strengths or how to develop them with chronic pain. And there is a reason behind that. I am quite aware that medication doesn't just resolve pain. In fact, it really doesn't do that much for me. I have to do a whole lot of other things … Continue reading Battling chronic pain with positive psychology and cultivating character strengths
I know we are all different and as such every single person responds differently to different things. So I am just going to give you a wee peek into my daily routines in a super helpful way. Just the general stuff. Reflecting a really good day. And it is so very super-duper too. You will … Continue reading Some super-duper helpful quick tips for your daily health
A positive attitude does not necessarily mean positive thinking, although that can be a factor. More, a positive attitude suggests a mental attitude can see the good things in your life and your accomplishments, instead of focusing on the the negative aspects and the failures. It is a mindset can help you see and pursue … Continue reading Can your positive attitude help you achieve lifestyle goals with chronic illness?
Here is some of the migraine art I have made so far this year. It reminds me of a migraine poem I wrote awhile back. Shattered Blue, black, and red stars dance behind the mind Pain shatters within and breaks the world apart. What can I do but, crawl through infinity, to a new day to … Continue reading Migraine art