The infamous ”but you don’t look sick” is usually at the top of the list of things not to say to people with invisible chronic illnesses.Continue reading “Things Not to Say To People With Invisible Illnesses, Part One”
As I mentioned, this is going to be a really long series, because we spoonies deserve a LOT of medals. 😁 Continue reading “The Spoonie Awards (Because We All Deserve a Medal), Part Two”
For those of you who did not read the exciting, I mean relaxing and contemplative, “Meditation Techniques for the Meditation-Challenged, Part One,” I described two techniques: a simplified version of the Buddhist Loving-Kindness Meditation, and an easy, one-minute mindfulness meditation you can do anywhere. Continue reading “Meditation Techniques for the Meditation-Challenged, Part Two”
I’ve been trying to meditate for years.
I had read about the benefits of meditation for coping with Lyme disease, chronic pain, thyroid disease, allergies, anxiety, and almost every condition I have, but I just couldn’t focus on my breath and keep my mind from racing. Continue reading “Meditation Techniques for the Meditation-Challenged, Part One”