How I Use Reflection to Manage My Chronic Illness Life

Living with a chronic illness poses many challenges. When faced with the reality of such a diagnosis, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and feel like you’ll never be able to manage them. That’s why reflection is so important. By taking time to assess where you are in your journey, you can gain perspective and hopeContinue reading “How I Use Reflection to Manage My Chronic Illness Life”

How To Let Go Of Holiday Guilt When You Have A Chronic Illness

For many, the holiday season is filled with joy, but for those living with a chronic illness, it can be difficult to enjoy. The hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays and the pressure to keep up with family traditions can lead to feelings of guilt and overwhelm. However, it’s important to remember thatContinue reading “How To Let Go Of Holiday Guilt When You Have A Chronic Illness”

Top Autoimmune Patient Regret and How To Let it Go with Journaling

On November 1, 2020, Christina Applegate announced that she had been diagnosed with MS. In a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress said that she regrets not catching her symptoms sooner and wished that she had paid attention. “If only I’d noticed sooner” is what nearly everyone with psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis,Continue reading “Top Autoimmune Patient Regret and How To Let it Go with Journaling”

Chronic Illness Holiday Survival Guide – The Time To Start Planning Is Now!

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and festivities. But if you’re living with a chronic illness, the holiday season can also be a time of increased stress and anxiety. There’s pressure to attend parties and gatherings, to meet expectations, and to make the season “perfect.” On top of all that, chronic pain andContinue reading “Chronic Illness Holiday Survival Guide – The Time To Start Planning Is Now!”

Which Chronic Illness Season Are You In? Use This Journal Prompt To Identify It.

In order to better cope with chronic illness, it’s important to understand that different seasons will come and go. Each season requires different types of attention. Some require more assistance than others. Yet happiness and sadness can be found in all chronic illness life seasons. This week’s journal prompt helps you define your current season.

The Importance of Practicing Patience With Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can be difficult to manage, but practicing patience is essential. This blog post provides helpful insights into the importance of patience and how to practice it. If you are struggling to be patient, remember that you are not alone. There are many others who understand what you’re going through. Connecting with others who have a chronic illness can be a great way to find support and understanding.

How Sleeping Well Improves Life With Chronic Illness

If you’re living with a chronic illness, getting enough sleep should be a top priority. This week’s journal prompt and these tips can help make it happen.

How Do You Deal With the Emotions That Chronic Pain Stirs Up?

Chronic pain can be difficult to deal with, but it’s important to acknowledge that it stirs up emotions. This journal prompt deals with negative emotions related to chronic pain.

Chronic Illness Life Journal for Beginners

If you’re living with a chronic illness, then this journal is for you! It can help to track the highs and lows of your daily life in order to better understand your condition. This journal is perfect for newly diagnosed patients or those who find acknowledging their chronic pain and symptoms overwhelming. With enough detail, patterns of flares and triggers should become visible, helping you to modify and improve your life. Excited to start tracking your journey? Pick up a copy today!

Can I Travel With A Chronic Illness? How A Trip Back In Time Can Help!

Planning your next big adventure can be super exciting, but it’s important to know how to travel with a chronic illness. This week’s journal prompt will help you assess what accommodations you need before hitting the road. Happy traveling!

The Frustration of Explaining Chronic Illness Life

Sometimes, explaining what it’s like to live with a chronic illness can be frustrating — especially when people don’t understand. Here is a journal prompt to help you deal with your frustration and come up with an easier explanation.

How Much Have You Learned About Your Chronic Illness?

This week’s journal prompt is to help make you aware of how much you have learned about your chronic illness since you were diagnosed. Whether you knew much about your condition before diagnosis or not, you most definitely know more about it now. Think back to what you knew at the time of diagnosis, thenContinue reading “How Much Have You Learned About Your Chronic Illness?”

Chronic Illness and Memory-keeping: Why It Is Important to Describe Your Symptoms as They Happen

Find out why memory-keeping is an important part of chronic illness. This post describes the importance of describing your symptoms as graphically as you can while experiencing them, and how that information will help you in the future.

Chronic Illness Flare Amnesia: What Is It And How Can Journaling Help?

What is chronic illness flare amnesia? Why does it happen? And how journaling can help improve the lives of the chronically ill!

The Importance of Journaling About Things That Make You Happy When You Have a Chronic Illness

Many people with chronic illnesses find it helpful to journal about their experiences. This can be a great way to track your symptoms, document your progress, and vent about the frustrations of living with a chronic illness. But did you know that journaling about things that make you happy is just as important? Journaling aboutContinue reading “The Importance of Journaling About Things That Make You Happy When You Have a Chronic Illness”

End of Summer Chronic Illness Journal Prompt

The end of summer can be hard for the chronically ill. Whether it’s hot weather or a reduction in social activities, this journal prompt may help.

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