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It is possible to live well while chronically ill.

How To Be Sick: A Short Primer On Living Well With Chronic Illness

There is little doubt that chronic illness brings challenges above and beyond coping with symptoms. But, it is possible to live well while Read...
Lauren Jonik of The Refresh    |   05.21.18   |   SHARE
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Faking health is a common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness.

Why People With Chronic Illness Fake Being Healthy 

A common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness is to fake being healthy. I’d like to shed some light on this very misunderstood behavior. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   04.4.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash

How I Am Spring Cleaning My Mental Clutter

Give yourself a deadline and get to work to make things whole again. You’ll suddenly free up a lot of your brain power when you release mental Read...
Jen Glantz    |   03.14.18   |   SHARE
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NEDAwareness Week: Tips For Staying The Recovery Route When You’re Feeling Rough

It's National Eating Disorder Awareness week, which may provide support and things that help you — but awareness, in and of itself, can be tough. Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   03.1.18   |   SHARE
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GIRL, PUT YOUR SPINACH IN THE FRIDGE AND THROW OUT THOSE SUSPICIOUSLY OPAQUE BEVERAGES.

You Do You: Making Resolutions How You Want, When You Want, If You Want

January has come and gone. Let’s dissect the general narrative we spin about the resolutions we’re supposed to be making and the shame we are Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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My skin is healing. My breast is healing. My heart is healing.

Healing The Heart Through Radiotherapy For Breast Cancer 

I was calm when the doctor told me I had breast cancer. I remember thinking that I could cope with anything — strength was in me, somehow. Read...
Amy Schreibman Walter    |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
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I’m not free of symptoms and I probably never will be. But the Low FODMAP diet helped me in more ways than decreasing my pain.

FODMAPs: Healthy Foods Were Killing My Digestive System

I tried everything to make my symptoms go away. Eventually, after nearly ten years, I started finding articles about the low FODMAPs diet. Read...
Danielle Harrison    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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From zinc supplements to Witch Hazel, here are 10 natural acne remedies you've got to try!

Natural Acne Remedies You've Got To Try

Acne is a frustrating problem to treat. From zinc supplements to Witch Hazel, here are 10 natural acne remedies you've got to try! Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   01.9.18   |   SHARE
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