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But You Don’t Look Sick: An Open Letter About Life with an Invisible Illness

An open letter to those who believe people with an invisible illness are faking or lazy. It highlights the reality of living with an invisible illness. Life with chronic pain, mental illness and invisible illnesses

The Reality of Living with an Invisible Illness This letter is dedicated to those who believe people who live with an invisible illness are lazy, faking, lying and any other negative thoughts you may have because they ‘don’t look sick’. This letter is not written from a mean-spirited or bitter place, rather I am writing … Read more…

The Most Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Chronic Pain

Easy to use information about the benefits of eating a diet with anti-inflammatory foods for chronic pain relief/support!

I am very excited to share this guest post from Kira of A Nourished Life! In this post Kira shares easy to understand information about the benefits of eating a diet with anti-inflammatory foods for chronic pain relief/support as well as a list of the top 10 anti-inflammatory foods! I for one plan to add … Read more…

The Importance of Self-Care: An Ongoing Work in Progress

While we know about the importance of self-care, it's something we often neglect. Learn how self-care benefits mental health & how to start practicing it!

Self-care is so very important. I am sure this is a statement you have heard many, many times! In fact you may even know that there are studies that show the positives benefits of self-care increasing reduced stress and increased happiness. And while you understand the importance of self-care, you feel it is a nice … Read more…

Chronic Illness and Parenting: How to Manage the Tough Days

In this guest post Shannon talks about chronic illness and parenting and shares her strategies for parenting and getting through the tough days!

I am so honoured to share this beautifully written guest post from Shannon MacFarlane today! Shannon opens up about the reality of chronic illness and parenting. Shannon gets very real about her life as a parent and a person living with multiple chronic illnesses! She shares truths, wisdom and advice in such a raw and … Read more…

Natural Pain Remedies to Make Your Day More Manageable

Natural pain remedies to help manage various types of chronic pain and chronic illness! Natural pain management techniques, supplements & homemade remedies

Thanks to TV commercials many of us are very aware of various prescription and over the counter medications that help with various types of pain. However thanks to these commercials we are also very aware of the side effects that can accompany the medication. Today I wanted to share some natural pain remedies that can … Read more…

12 Self-Care Quotes to Encourage & Inspire You

12 encouraging self-care quotes to remind you to take care of yourself and also to remind you that self-care is not selfish! Click to read all 12 quotes!

  Life gets super busy and we often feel like we have 100 different things go on (well I’m assuming other people also feel like I do)! When life is busy it is easy to focus on all the tasks that need to be done and focus on everyone else’s needs but we often forget … Read more…

9 Chronic Illness Quotes to Comfort You During a Flare Up

Quotes that will comfort anyone with a chronic pain or chronic illness flare up!

  Living with a chronic illness of any kind is very challenging and this is especially true during flare ups! I have complied this list of 9 chronic illness quotes to help comfort you on days when you are struggling! I hope these quotes help to comfort and inspire you on difficult days! If you … Read more…

Remembering to Appreciate Your Body During Tough Times

When you are living with a chronic illness it is very normal to feel frustrated with your body! This post shares tips to help you remember to appreciate your body during tough times! Click the image to read all of the tips!

Today I have a fabulous guest post for you written by Alexis Donkin! In this post Alexis speaks about the importance of remembering to appreciate your body during tough times! I think this post will really resonate with anyone living with a chronic illness or anyone who has ever been frustrated with their body before! … Read more…