Tag: Chronic Illness

Relationships & Illness: Exploring Our Partner’s Pain

In an effort to understand what it would be like to be the healthy partner in a relationship with a person with a chronic illness, I decided to step back one day and objectively look at the situation as best as I could. This is what I concluded, once viewing relationships where one person is

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Author & Energy Healer Healer Amy B. Scher Discusses Her New Book, “This Is How I Save My Life: From California to India, A True Story of Finding Everything When You Are Willing To Try Anything” 

I recently had the pleasure of reading and reviewing Amy B. Scher’s latest book, “This Is How I Save My Life: From California To India, A True Story of Finding Everything When You Are Willing To Try Anything”. I also reviewed her last book on energy healing, and was blown away by it, and still

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How To Stay Fit When Dealing With A Disability 

Subcategory Navigation Running has always been one of my greatest pleasures. Not in a competitive way — no, always alone, outside, with the wind hitting my face. Running has always been my preferred form of meditation. Like all things I cherish, I kept running to myself and did it as a pastime. For me, the

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Chronic Illness & Depression: It’s OK to be Happy When Chronically Ill (Although Society Often Says Otherwise)

Chronic Illness & Depression: It’s OK to be Happy When Chronically Ill (Although Society Often Says Otherwise)

It’s an unspoken truth, one known on a deep level by both those who are chronically ill and on both a deep and oftentimes surface and very obvious level by those wh are not ill: People with chronic illnesses are not supposed to be happy. If they are, it means they want to be sick,

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Negative Emotions: What Do We Do with Them? How Do We Get through the Hours of Excruciating Pain and Darkness?

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Navigating your way through the haze of chronic Lyme disease is a feeling which words do not exist for. You cannot imagine it or describe it, only experience it. It’s as if you are navigating through MULTIPLE illnesses simultaneously –MS, A.L.S., depression, anxiety, A.D.H.D., schizophrenia, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s disease, Malaria, bipolar disorder

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