Guest Post By Sheryl from A Chronic Voice As someone who lives with chronic illnesses, traveling can be a hassle because we need more material possessions to function. This includes medications and aids such as wheelchairs, pillows, or blood test machines. Many items that the average person considers a luxury to bring along are essential
Everyone with a chronic illness is a chronic illness warrior. Remember the day you were diagnosed? Do you remember the mixed feelings you had about your diagnosis? Do you remember feeling relieved to have answers and upset that you have to deal with being sick for the rest of your life? Do you remember feeling scared; yet
Understanding Fact from Fiction: Chronic Pain Myths You know what it’s like to feel pain. Say you touch a hot stove, it is unpleasant and will hurt your hand a lot. It can sting, burn and ache all at the same time. It can vary in intensity from extremely painful to slightly painful. Pain is a complex
What is Holistic Healing? The American Holistic Health Association defines holistic medicine as, “the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.” Therefore, holistic healing considers the entirety of an individual, including mental and social factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of a disease. Holistic medicinal philosophy
This is my personal journey with Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction and chronic pain. “That is it!” I yelled across the room, “I am done. No more.” I was snarling and ready to bite off your head if you argued with me one bit. “I have had enough,” I screamed. I was in full blown breakdown mode.
Hi, To anyone suffering from Chronic Pain to the ones especially who have been through all the tests that came back perfectly fine, and were told that life numbing pills were the only answer…there is hope (without the pills). So a few years back I started suffering from pain that was on going and they
Introducing Meditation Apps & The Benefits of Meditation Our lives are often full of excitement, twists, and turns lurking around every corner. Sometimes it’s hard to find time to yourself, to simply disconnect from the hustle and bustle of your life. If you’re finding difficulty in carving out some much-needed relaxation, maybe meditation might be
There are five emotions that humans experience. They are: Happiness as in the state of being cheerful and feeling good Fear as in an unpleasant emotion in which you are worried Anger as in a strong sense of annoyance and irritation Sadness as in a feeling of sorrow and unhappiness & Guilt as in a feeling of being at fault