Archive for the ‘Coping Techniques’ Category
Posted on January 23, 2023
Self-compassion (and self-care) are sometimes misunderstood as selfish, self-cherishing, or self-indulgent, but this couldn’t be further from the truth, especially when you live with chronic illness or chronic pain such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Self-compassion is the act of offering ourselves the same care and compassion we would give to others. It is simply the […]
Posted on December 8, 2021
When somebody raises spoons, what do you think first? You might contemplate the piece of silverware. One that is utilized to eat things like soup or ice cream. Except if you are somebody with an ongoing chronic illness, then, at that point, you may rather think about the Spoon Theory. Until someone doesn’t properly know […]
Posted on December 2, 2015
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Posted on October 5, 2015
Watch the recording of this free webinar. “Living Life Again with Dignity Using Medical Marijuana” presented by Ellen Lenox Smith.
Posted on June 18, 2015
Philip Howard was the 88th person in Britain to be diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). He has written a book about his fight to overcome adversity. Philip Howard’s new book “An Accident Waiting To Happen” tells of living with a rare condition that leaves him prone to falling over and breaking bones. Ben Blosse reports. […]
Posted on March 17, 2015
Watch this FREE online learning session! Cynthia Allen, GCFP, STMI gave a presentation titled “The Feldenkrais Method and other Somatic Approaches to Improve Function and Ease”. It focuses on movement techniques to increase your body awareness and learning how to improve your quality of movement. Sponsored by www.bodysupportstore.com Click here for a link to […]
Posted on February 7, 2015
In response to one mother’s request for help, proposed legislation requiring insurance companies to provide coverage for the costs for service dogs will be considered by lawmakers in Hartford, CT. Roslyn is navigating the process of obtaining a service dog for assistance with her EDS needs. The community is rallying behind her! By Kathleen Schassler, The […]
Posted on December 26, 2014
Elisha Morgan’s 8-year struggle with severe foot pain lead to an Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis that changed her life. Her doctors exhausted all treatment options. Now, she considers making a very difficult decision … (Part 1 of 3)