• Pity party, mental health, chronic illness

    4 Ways to Crash a Pity Party

    What is a pity party?  By definition it is an instance of indulging in self pity. Pity parties are not necessarily unhealthy…unless the party lasts too long. Let’s face it…sometimes life is just hard! Here are 4 ways, that I have found, to crash the pity party: Focus on the good things in life. Another words focus on the fact that the situation is temporary. Even though you are fighting a chronic illness, the really bad days are most likely temporary. Treat yourself! Oh come on…you deserve it! As silly as it may sound sometimes this will help! Give yourself permission to have a long soak in the tub, do your…