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Sometimes, family and friends mean well, but just don't know how to treat you when you're managing a disabling and/or chronic condition.  Here are suggestions for ways for you to help them know how to actually be helpful and supportive. Mental Health Blogs, Health Blogs, Spoonie Life, Health Heal, Human Interaction, Treat You, Chronic Condition, Health Info, Health Advice
Guiding others to better understand your condition
Sometimes, family and friends mean well, but just don't know how to treat you when you're managing a disabling and/or chronic condition. Here are suggestions for ways for you to help them know how to actually be helpful and supportive.
Panic Disorder! There are lots of reasons why people experience extreme anxiety and panic attacks, I wish I had asked myself those questions and not tried to hide the stress I was experiencing before I started to suffer from them. A panic attack is a truly awful thing to experience and I wouldn’t wish it on anybody, but when they start to become a regular occurrence, they can really take over your life if you let them. #panic #panicattack #panicdisorder #anxiety #anxietyattack #whatcausespanic Panic Attack Symptoms, Group 4, Health Blogger, I Wish I Had, Why People, Chronic Illness, Positive Thinking, Group Board
Panic Disorder!
Panic Disorder! There are lots of reasons why people experience extreme anxiety and panic attacks, I wish I had asked myself those questions and not tried to hide the stress I was experiencing before I started to suffer from them. A panic attack is a truly awful thing to experience and I wouldn’t wish it on anybody, but when they start to become a regular occurrence, they can really take over your life if you let them. #panic #panicattack #panicdisorder #anxiety #anxietyattack #whatcausespanic
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD Treatment. OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental health condition characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, to be diagnosed with this condition a person needs to have one or both of these and the symptoms have to cause distress, significant impairment, and take up a lot of a person’s time. #ocd #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #factsaboutocd #myocd #ocdcontamination #cbtforocd #treatingocd #ocdtreatment Personal Hygiene, Concept Art, Cbt For Ocd, Art Characters, My Wife
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD Treatment.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD Treatment. OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental health condition characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, to be diagnosed with this condition a person needs to have one or both of these and the symptoms have to cause distress, significant impairment, and take up a lot of a person’s time. #ocd #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #factsaboutocd #myocd #ocdcontamination #cbtforocd #treatingocd #ocdtreatment
Living with a chronic illness can be really debilitating. It may have both – physical and mental impacts taking a toll on your body affecting your ability to cope with psychological and emotional stress. People with other chronic medical conditions have a higher risk of depression and people with depression are at higher risk for other medical conditions. Chronic illness can also provoke various anxiety disorders when you chronically worry about the future. #mentalhealth #mentalhealthimpact Polycystic Ovaries, Sensory Processing Disorder, Pelvic Pain, Good Mental Health, Personality Disorder, Chronic Fatigue, Brain Health, Mental Health Awareness
Mental health impact of chronic illness and chronic pain!
Living with a chronic illness can be really debilitating. It may have both – physical and mental impacts taking a toll on your body affecting your ability to cope with psychological and emotional stress. People with other chronic medical conditions have a higher risk of depression and people with depression are at higher risk for other medical conditions. Chronic illness can also provoke various anxiety disorders when you chronically worry about the future. #mentalhealth #mentalhealthimpact
Caregiver burnout can be easily missed by those who care for their loved ones. If you're caring for a loved one with a chronic illness, you know how challenging it can be. If you’ve become irritable and unhappy, it could be because of caregiving burnout. It's difficult to recognize that but it’s incredibly important to know your limits. If you don’t and reach a breaking point, you may fall into depression. #caregiverburnout #signsofcaregiverburnout #caregiverburnouttips #caregiverburnoutquotes Burnout Quotes, Know Your Limits, Caregiver Quotes, Caregiver Burnout, Breaking Point, Wellness Blog, Coping Mechanisms
7 sings of caregiver burnout.
Caregiver burnout can be easily missed by those who care for their loved ones. If you're caring for a loved one with a chronic illness, you know how challenging it can be. If you’ve become irritable and unhappy, it could be because of caregiving burnout. It's difficult to recognize that but it’s incredibly important to know your limits. If you don’t and reach a breaking point, you may fall into depression. #caregiverburnout #signsofcaregiverburnout #caregiverburnouttips #caregiverburnoutquotes
17 symptoms of caregiver stress: preventing caregiver burnout.
Taking care of your loved one is a very fulfilling and selfless job but it can also make you feel stressed and hopeless. In order to avoid it, you need to know what are the symptoms of caregiver stress. Witnessing the decline of your partner's health can be painful and almost certainly leave a psychological mark. #caregiver #caregiverstress #stress What helped was the caregiver burden scale, which I found by chance. I provide you with the caregiver burden scale in a pdf version totally FREE!
Panic Disorder! There are lots of reasons why people experience extreme anxiety and panic attacks, I wish I had asked myself those questions and not tried to hide the stress I was experiencing before I started to suffer from them. A panic attack is a truly awful thing to experience and I wouldn’t wish it on anybody, but when they start to become a regular occurrence, they can really take over your life if you let them. #panic #panicattack #panicdisorder #anxiety #anxietyattack #whatcausespanic Eyebrow Makeup Tips
Panic Disorder!
Panic Disorder! There are lots of reasons why people experience extreme anxiety and panic attacks, I wish I had asked myself those questions and not tried to hide the stress I was experiencing before I started to suffer from them. A panic attack is a truly awful thing to experience and I wouldn’t wish it on anybody, but when they start to become a regular occurrence, they can really take over your life if you let them. #panic #panicattack #panicdisorder #anxiety #anxietyattack #whatcausespanic
Can anxiety cause chest pain? In the areas of work, family, relationships, finances, or health, we are always open to stressors. There is a clear link between thoughts and physical response to them. The stress response may be set off by physical damage, such as infection or injury, or by emotional trauma, and the latter can include our thoughts. #anxietychestpain #anxiety #anxietysymptoms #anxietyrelief #anxietytreatment #tipsforanxiety #anxietyhacks #howtodealwithanxiety Coping Skills, Women's Health, Work Family, Women Health, Chest Pain, Reproductive Health, Family Relationships
Can anxiety cause chest pain?
Can anxiety cause chest pain? In the areas of work, family, relationships, finances, or health, we are always open to stressors. There is a clear link between thoughts and physical response to them. The stress response may be set off by physical damage, such as infection or injury, or by emotional trauma, and the latter can include our thoughts. #anxietychestpain #anxiety #anxietysymptoms #anxietyrelief #anxietytreatment #tipsforanxiety #anxietyhacks #howtodealwithanxiety
Do you know the difference between an asset and a liability? The main difference is that assets provide benefits for the future, liabilities provide present “value” for the future obligation. Do you know the definition of the word mortgage? It is simply an “agreement until death”. No need for an explanation. The word “finance” in reality means “penalty”. So, learn my friend. Read, read, and then read even more. Financial education is the greatest education of all. Money Saving Tips, Tips For Saving Money, Paying Bills, Financial Education, Going To Work
Money anxiety: tips for saving money.
Do you know the difference between an asset and a liability? The main difference is that assets provide benefits for the future, liabilities provide present “value” for the future obligation. Do you know the definition of the word mortgage? It is simply an “agreement until death”. No need for an explanation. The word “finance” in reality means “penalty”. So, learn my friend. Read, read, and then read even more. Financial education is the greatest education of all.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD Treatment. OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental health condition characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, to be diagnosed with this condition a person needs to have one or both of these and the symptoms have to cause distress, significant impairment, and take up a lot of a person’s time. #ocd #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #factsaboutocd #myocd #ocdcontamination #cbtforocd #treatingocd #ocdtreatment
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD Treatment.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. OCD Treatment. OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental health condition characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, to be diagnosed with this condition a person needs to have one or both of these and the symptoms have to cause distress, significant impairment, and take up a lot of a person’s time. #ocd #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #factsaboutocd #myocd #ocdcontamination #cbtforocd #treatingocd #ocdtreatment
I'm one of the millions of husbands caring for their chronically ill wives. There's an unseen burden of partners of chronically ill that no one talks about. So, why no one talks about family caregivers? We do matter! This post aims to reveal the unseen burden of partners of chronically ill loved ones. Because for every person suffering from chronic illness there is an army of those who support them. #caregivers #caregiverresources #caregiverburden #caregiverburnout #caregiversupport #caregiving Chronically Ill, Family Caregiver, About Family, Group Fitness
The unseen of partners of chronically ill loved ones. Forgotten family caregivers.
I'm one of the millions of husbands caring for their chronically ill wives. There's an unseen burden of partners of chronically ill that no one talks about. So, why no one talks about family caregivers? We do matter! This post aims to reveal the unseen burden of partners of chronically ill loved ones. Because for every person suffering from chronic illness there is an army of those who support them. #caregivers #caregiverresources #caregiverburden #caregiverburnout #caregiversupport #caregiving
The way we think impacts our lives in a good or bad way. Logic gives us calculated decisions but emotions give us risky and unexpected responses. Stress impacts the way we think. It affects other areas in our body, our performance, and family life. Our feelings are very important, but they can affect our physical well-being as well as our minds. While humans should make logical choices, they largely base what they know and decide on their emotions, memories, opinions, and life experiences. Physical Wellness, Life Experiences, Our Body, Family Life, Well Being, Logic, Brain
Logic vs emotions...
The way we think impacts our lives in a good or bad way. Logic gives us calculated decisions but emotions give us risky and unexpected responses. Stress impacts the way we think. It affects other areas in our body, our performance, and family life. Our feelings are very important, but they can affect our physical well-being as well as our minds. While humans should make logical choices, they largely base what they know and decide on their emotions, memories, opinions, and life experiences.
The pin reveals how to find purpose and sense in life when you battle with a chronic illness. Purposeful Life, Find Purpose, Finding Purpose, Normal Life
How to Find Purpose When You’re Chronically Ill?
Finding purpose when you’re chronically ill is a daunting task. The limitations and obstacles posed by chronic illness can often make it challenging to find the usual paths to happiness and fulfillment. However, there are steps you can take to build a meaningful and purposeful life, even in the face of these challenges. The first step is to rebuild a version of your life that may have been lost due to chronic illness... #chronicillness #findingpurpose #purpose #endometriosis #fibromyalgia
Blogging as a therapy. Writing relieves tension and any accumulated emotions. Unlike during conversation or even better – argument, writing gives you time to express what you feel because you have time to think about what you are going to say. Have you ever been feeling low, depressed, or simply stressed out? Writing is the best form of therapy. #writingtherapy #writingtherapyjournals #writingtherapyquotes #bloggiing #journal #writingprompts #writingtherapypsychology #writingasawayofhealing Emotions Writing, Therapy Writing, Argument Writing, Feeling Low, Writing Therapy, Beginner Blogger, What To Write, Beginning Writing
Blogging as a therapy.
Blogging as a therapy. Writing relieves tension and any accumulated emotions. Unlike during conversation or even better – argument, writing gives you time to express what you feel because you have time to think about what you are going to say. Have you ever been feeling low, depressed, or simply stressed out? Writing is the best form of therapy. #writingtherapy #writingtherapyjournals #writingtherapyquotes #bloggiing #journal #writingprompts #writingtherapypsychology #writingasawayofhealing
Depression in marriage and problems caused by a chronic illness like endometriosis and fibromyalgia.
Depression in marriage and problems caused by a chronic illness like endometriosis and fibromyalgia. Mental health problems are often the reason for broken relationships, destruction of families, and sometimes even loss of your loved one. It sounds frightening because it’s true. Depression is the darkest form of it. Untreated can drive the sufferer to suicide. However, despite the challenges that the person has to deal with, these frightening and dark moments are possible to deal with.