Like many in the chronically ill and neurodivergent community, I’ve had to prioritize self-care from a young age to maintain my quality of life. Managing symptoms and flares requires diligence, but a flexible approach to my self-care routine has been key for me.
When living with chronic illness, productivity can feel constantly out of reach. The symptoms of your conditions create barriers to getting things done and meeting obligations. It’s easy to think you simply aren’t trying hard enough. But the truth is, you can’t just push through illness through sheer willpower alone. What you need is balance…
Engaging in creative expression or art for self-care can provide a therapeutic outlet, boost self-esteem, and foster personal growth.
Living with chronic conditions can present a myriad of challenges, often leaving individuals feeling frustrated, discouraged, and isolated. Cultivating self-compassion with chronic illness becomes an essential practice for those navigating this complex journey. Understanding Self-Compassion with Chronic Illness: Self-compassion involves extending kindness, understanding, and acceptance towards oneself in moments of pain, struggle, or perceived inadequacy….
It’s easy to feel isolated, anxious, and lacking in confidence, especially when you’re constantly fighting to manage your health and well-being. Self-care rituals for chronic illness are truly some of the most powerful tools in our arsenal.
In this blog post, we will delve into various self-care strategies and lifestyle changes for managing chronic pain that can be incorporated into your daily routine, so you can take control of your health and lead an ideal life despite your symptoms.
Self-care is important for spoonies, people who live with chronic illness or disability, because it can help them manage their symptoms and maintain their overall well-being.
I’ve gotten good at managing an overloaded schedule but it’s not sustainable. Instead, I’m working on a path to burnout remission!
Here are 10 films (plus a few extras!) for self-care days that might just inspire you to take that well-deserved break.