• How to Have & Keep a Joyful Attitude - #positiveattitude #choosejoy #positivity #selfcare #chronicillness

    How to Have & Keep a Joyful Attitude

    Having a joyful attitude comes easy on days when everything is right on track. But on days when the medication doesn’t seem to work or when the walls feel like they are closing in, it can become easy to be weary and restless. During weeks in which the Barometric Chart can show others how rough the migraine days have been, it is easy to get lost in the pain. Like many other emotions, being joyful is a choice. Having a joyful attitude is not necessarily an indication of how life is at this very moment. Having joy is a conscious act that requires focus, dedication and perseverance. It is determined…

  • Coping, chronic illness, mental health

    13 Reasons Why Coping with Chronic Illness is Hard

      When you are sick with an illness like the flu, you recognize that you will get well within a short period of time. If you are diagnosed with a chronic illness, on the other hand, the reality is quite different. A chronic illness may never go away and the symptoms can make coping very difficult. Here are 13 reasons why coping with chronic illness is hard: A lot of the symptoms are invisible to others.  Because of this many people are not able to grasp the severity of the illness. Some may even doubt the sickness altogether. Daily life is difficult because of inability to make and keep a…