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Why you need a fuck it list this year

Why you need a fuck it list this year

I’m going to make the case for why you need a fuck it list this year and how to create one. You probably have a bucket list for all the fun things you want to do in life before you die. The bucket and fuck it lists go hand-in-hand. One is what you want to do. The...

How to fit in at work when returning after illness

How to fit in at work when returning after illness

Trying to fit in at work when returning after illness or injury can feel like another job in itself in addition to doing your job. You may have all sorts of questions and concerns. Yet returning to work can restore a sense of normality to your life and routine. It can...

How to have a life purpose when living with chronic illness

How to have a life purpose when living with chronic illness

Is it possible to have a life purpose when living with chronic illness or a serious injury? Or being a carer? You may think it’s no longer possible. A pipe dream. And that can feel devastating. Lonely too. Especially when you look at people around you getting on with...

When you get left behind in life due to your illness

When you get left behind in life due to your illness

It’s not uncommon to feel you get left behind in life due to your illness or injury or caring responsibilities. It can happen in variety of ways. It may be that you’re still at an earlier level in your career as compared to peers. That can happen when you have to...

How to easily improve your relationship with uncertainty

How to easily improve your relationship with uncertainty

How to easily improve your relationship with uncertainty can sound like one of those too-good-to-be-true promises. It’s that word ‘easily’. You may be wondering if it can be that easy. Because you may find it really hard to live with uncertainty. Especially in these...

Why you don’t need to move on from your illness

Why you don’t need to move on from your illness

When others tell you to ‘move on from your illness’ or ‘shouldn’t you let it go now’ whenever you speak about it, you can feel guilty. Like you’ve done something wrong. It can also feel like your experience of the illness or injury, treatment and everything it means...

How to deal with unhelpful things people can say

How to deal with unhelpful things people can say

There are a variety of unhelpful things people can say when you have Long Covid or another energy limiting illness (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, cancer, neurological inflammatory illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse...

How to breathe to calm yourself when you’re stressed

How to breathe to calm yourself when you’re stressed

Do you kind of forget how to breathe to calm yourself when you’re feeling stressed? You don’t really realise it until maybe someone points it out. Or you finally get to a place of calm and think, ‘Boy, I wasn’t feeling that great!’ It’s understandable. You can get so...

How to conquer overwhelm with ease

How to conquer overwhelm with ease

Dealing with a challenging health issue can feel like you’re exchanging your life for overwhelm. Click thru to read the three things you can do to conquer overwhelm.

The one thing you can do to regain control quickly

The one thing you can do to regain control quickly

When you don’t feel in control, all you want is something to help you regain control. But sometimes the solution doesn’t come quickly enough for your liking. Or it’s hard to sift through everything and determine what’s best for you because you may be feeling so much...

How to recover from the coronavirus illness

How to recover from the coronavirus illness

We may be past the peak of COVID-19 with lockdown just starting to ease, but now there’s the question of how to recover from coronavirus. I can speak on this from a number of perspectives, but for now, I want to focus on those of you who have had the virus....

How to feel more in control

How to feel more in control

Many people want to feel more in control during these uncertain times. I’m hearing from people who talk about feeling-out-sorts or are waking up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep. And the anxiety feels like just one more thing to overcome. Others...

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