5 Tips to Manage Chronic-Illness Grief

Managing grief successfully can help you cope with health difficulties. Living with chronic illness is a continual grieving process. I generally try to be positive and I don’t always allow myself to feel grief that comes naturally with illness. While I desire to be happy, I cannot always just will away negative feelings. I need…

Five Ways I Became an Expert on My Chronic Illness Becoming an expert on your illness can help you cope. Managing chronic illness requires becoming an expert on your health in order maintain normalcy and to deal with challenges as they arise. Further, taking responsibility for your health empowers you to advance your quality of…

3 Ways Psychologists Help Chronically Ill Patients

Chronic illness takes its toll – and not just physically. The psychological needs of people with chronic illness are often overlooked and patients find themselves dealing with an uncertainty that often makes coping difficult. Patients struggle with emotional stress caused by illness along with anxieties towards the future and the type of support needed. Psychological…