Improving Self-Esteem While Living Chronic Illness

Don’t let a chronic illness take over your life. There have been many occasions where I thought, “If I could only feel good, my self-esteem would be so much better.” Like many living with chronic illness, I find that being sick and in pain makes me frustrated at my body for working against me. Moreover,…

Feeling Shortchanged by Chronic Illness

It is not unusual for individuals living with chronic illness to feel shortchanged by their diseases.  When we find ourselves unable to do the things we were once able to do – such as working long hours or doing the same work, travelling, eating what we want, being physically active, and being there for loved…