What I don’t like is this ‘pursuit of happiness’ as an ultimate life goal. It is flawed in design. It is like utopia… it
People are getting isolated and lonely at epic levels. I believe that we are far more susceptible to this happening due to our limitations. At
We all have a way to measure our lives. Our values, standards, and principles. The problem is when we become chronically ill… these often do
You know I have worked for the same company for 14 years and I have in that time declined consistently in physical and mental health.
I have been chronically more than half my life not counting the joint hypermobility pain as a child. And the older I get the more
A New Psychological Treatment for Chronic Pain Newer psychological approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) are guided by the premise that we cannot
To check out my cruddy year: Chronic illness 2018 yearly review But this about looking forward. So it was not the best year. I got more
Plot Your Health is a wellness and health planner for all your health needs. I found some of the sections extremely useful for managing my
I live for simple pleasures. With chronic pain and chronic illness, limitations can be severe at times. This is one of those times. Simple pleasures
For some of us, we have years of pain to reflect on. And that can mean times where we didn’t cope well at all.
I have in my life coped exceptionally well and in those times of excellent motivation and hope I do things like: routinely meditate do regular
This is my new chronic illness philosophy. Inspired by my pain psychologist. Embrace the turtle. Read on, it totally makes sense. It seems difficult
So we are stressed. What are the typical things recommended for all this damned stress? “Cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands, is sometimes
“The Power of Vulnerability” video This is a lecture about connection. Because people connect. She discovered that when she discussed connection people had stories