Your Mindful Guide to Surviving The Holiday Season With a Chronic Illness

It’s early December and that means we’re about to crash straight into the holiday season. As the shortest days of the year approach, many of us are anticipating gluttonous feasting,…

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Why Your Diet Isn’t Working & What You Need to Know About the Power of Personalized Nutrition

After a gluttonous Christmas one year, my husband and I looked at ourselves and decided we had to go on a diet. Things had been spiraling downward for a while.…

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Chronic Illness and Money Pain: The Honest Truth About Coping with Lost Jobs, Less Income and a Tight Budget

Chronic illness hurts all over, and that can extend to your budget. It’s not polite to talk about money, and that can lead to a cone of silence around this…

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Optimism and Chronic Health Conditions: Is ‘Think Positive’ A Cure, A Daily Boost, Or A False Promise?

Are There Negatives to ‘Think Positive’ Advice for People with Chronic Conditions? I was in my physiotherapist’s office when she probed an unexpectedly painful spot. This was the year my…

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Bottoms up: Tart Cherry Juice is a Potent Natural Treatment for Chronic Pain and Insomnia

Interested in natural treatments for fibromyalgia or chronic pain?Learn about how tart cherries, one of the top antioxidant and anti-inflammatory foods, can reduce pain and alleviate insomnia. Many people with…

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