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Dealing with Difficult Landmarks and Anniversaries

This is a post I wrote especially for ProHealth’s Inspirational Corner and first appeared there about a month ago Celebrating anniversaries has become a big part of modern culture, whether it’s birthday’s, wedding days, saint’s days or other important life events. We also tend to have bigger celebrations for particular numbers, be it 10, 18, 21, […]

 
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ME/CFS and Why You Shouldn’t Let the Statistics Worry You

Because ME/CFS is still not fully understood, and research is underfunded we really need all the campaigning that we can get. This campaigning needs to show the worst face of the ME/CFS picture because it is the people who suffer the most that are most desperately in need of medical advances and better understanding. Unfortunately […]

 
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When the Joy Just Isn’t Getting Through

This is a post I wrote especially for ProHealth’s Inspirational Corner and first appeared there a couple of months ago There are many skills involved in being happy despite chronic illness; skills that need active attention and practice. Gratitude and appreciation of the little things in life; Recognising small achievements and valuing them highly in recognition […]

 
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