Archive for the ‘Coping Techniques’ Category
Posted on August 23, 2023
Living with a rare disease like hEDS (Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) can lead to misunderstandings and sometimes offensive comments from people who don’t get it. However, handling these remarks with wit and wisdom can make the situation easier and lighten the load. Here are ten clever comebacks for handling offensive comments about hEDS: “You’re just lazy.” […]
Posted on August 21, 2023
When it comes to health crises, only a few diagnoses can be as daunting as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). But you know what they say, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” – or, in this case, when life gives you chronic pain and mobility issues, make jokes (if you can)! Before we dive into the […]
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 […]