Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Some people are just toxic to be around. They drain your energy insteaad of making you feel good. When dealing with toxic people it can be helpful to remember these 3 things. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Fighting Depression, Online Friends, Bad Person, Crps, Types Of People

3 things to remember when dealing with toxic people

Some people are just toxic to be around. They drain your energy insteaad of making you feel good. When dealing with toxic people it can be helpful to remember these 3 things.

How long is a minute? A minute goes by in the blink of an eye. But, when you take the time to be present you realize just how long a minute really is. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Trivia Crack, Online Friends, Enjoy The Sunshine, Crps, Positive Living

How long is a minute?

How long is a minute? A minute goes by in the blink of an eye. But, when you take the time to be present you realize just how long a minute really is.

Learning to cope with your pain can make a huge difference in your quality of life. Do you believe that how you choose to cope with your pain actually affects your pain? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathic Pain, Feeling Helpless, Crps, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

How do you cope with chronic pain?

Learning to cope with your pain can make a huge difference in your quality of life. Do you believe that how you choose to cope with your pain actually affects your pain?

8 natural treatments for insomnia that I've personally tried. How well they helped and which ones I recommend. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Sleep Well, How To Get Sleep, Help Me Fall Asleep, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Sleep Supplements

Natural Treatments for Insomnia

8 naturals ways you can get sleep naturally. Insomnia is one of the most common ailments in the world. But, you can fight back and get a good night's sleep naturally. I've tried all of these with varying levels of success.

When it comes to the medical community I can't help but wonder if those of us living with chronic illness are upstream or downstream? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Crps, Invisible Illness, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Autoimmune, Spoons

Are you upstream or downstream?

The Upstream Downstream fable can be perceived any number of ways and applied to many topics. When I heard it I immediately thought of chronic illness.

How I've learned to control IBS symptoms with the help of high potency probiotics and stress management Chronic Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Autoimmune Disease Awareness, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Ibs Symptoms

Controlling IBS symptoms

How I've learned to control IBS symptoms with probiotics and stress management, including mindfulness-based stress reduction.

Medscape study questions whether doctors are biased against patients and in what way it affects the treatment that they give. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Dr We, Male Doctor, Invisible Illness, Autoimmune, Arthritis

Are doctors biased against patients?

Medscape study questions whether doctors are biased against patients and in what way it affects the treatment that they give.

Self-care doesn't end when you step into the office. 5 ways I focus on self-care at work. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, My Calendar, Online Friends, Crps, Invisible Illness

Self-care at work

Self care it important whether or not you live with chronic illness. But, self care at work becomes even more important when you have chronic illness.

Even when I'm feeling stuck and overwhelmed, I can do these three things and doing them can often help me get past the feeling. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, I Feel Overwhelmed, Lonliness, Fighting Depression, Crps, Mental Disorders

Feeling stuck and overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed and stuck lately, so what's a girl to do. 3 Things I know I need to do when I'm feeling stuck.

Facing the fear of chronic illness: You can choose whether you'll allow the fear of chronic illness stop you from living a life you love. Or, you can live despite the fear. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Facing Fear, Stress, Ulcerative Colitis, Online Friends, Crps

Facing the Fear of Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can bring so many fears to your life. If you let it, that fear will stop you from living. But, if you face the fear of chronic illness, you can live despite it.

5 Mistakes those with chronic illness need to stop making. When we live with chronic illness we see mistakes everywhere but may be ignoring these. Chronic Kidney Disease, Autoimmune Disease, Chronic Pain, Lyme Disease, Feeling Weak, How Are You Feeling, Fibromyalgia Causes, Chronic Illness Quotes, Crps

5 Mistakes of Chronic Illness

Living with chronic illness we often see mistakes everywhere, when they don't exist. But, we may be overlooking these 5 common mistakes

These 6 mental actions may be making you feel physically worse. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Really Love You, We Can Do It, Make You Feel, How Are You Feeling, Feeling Sorry For Yourself

6 things that are making you feel worse

Even if you aren't already struggling physically, these six mental actions can and likely will make you feel worse physically.

It can be difficult to even think about what our partners and loved ones need when we aren't feeling well. But, it's important that we remember to show them we love them, even when we feel like crap. Biblical Marriage, Marriage And Family, Marriage Advice, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, Christian Wife, Christian Families

5 ways to show your love even when you feel like crap

Chronic illness can cause conflict in relationships. No matter how sick you are, showing love is always an option even when you feel like crap.

An open letter to caregivers from someone living with chronic illness. Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Chemo Side Effects, Primary Caregiver, Chronic Illness Quotes, Pain Quotes, Online Friends, Human Connection, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Dear Caregiver:

An open letter to caregivers from a patient who is also a caregiver. As a patient it's hard to see that caregivers struggle too, until you've experienced it

When you live with chronic illness your self-esteem can take a beating and it can be difficult to love yourself. How I actively work to love myself despite chronic illness Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Hard To Love, Love You, Feeling Happy, How Are You Feeling, Chronic Illness Quotes, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Invisible Illness

Loving yourself despite chronic illness

chronic illness takes much away and it can be hard to love yourself, but loving yourself despite chronic illness is what will get you through it.

We often forget that it's not just us learning to cope with our chronic illness diagnosis and all the changes it brings, but our family is struggling as well. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Crps, Family Values, Invisible Illness, Sore Muscles

Helping your family cope with your chronic illness diagnosis

While those are ill struggle to cope with their chronic illness, their families are struggling as well. How to help you family cope with your chronic illness