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Often Have Digestive Problems? It Might Indicate Poor Mental Health

Sometimes with a filled memo of meetings and deadlines, meals get gulped down as you watch the clock ticking, mind set on the next mission of the …

Wellness

Kayley Reed: Co Founder and CEO of Wear Your Label

communityvoices<p>In a Nutshell: Wear Your Label<p>established in: 2014<p>number of partners: 16<p>Amount donated: $43,800<p>social followers: 38.5k<p>fact: 10% of …

Mental Health

Yoga for Mental Health

Trying Yoga for Bipolar and Mental Health Management<p>I was first introduced to yoga through a DVD I purchased one night at Best Buy. The next morning, …

Mental Health

Thankful With Fibromyalgia: Five Things to Be Thankful for With Fibromyalgia

Being Thankful With Fibromyalgia<p>When you have a chronic illness like fibromyalgia, it can be easy to get caught up in the stress and sadness of …

Social Media

[Infographic] The Link Between Restless Legs Syndrome and Lupus

Do You Experience RLS With Lupus?<p>Restless legs syndrome (RLS) and autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, often occur together — however, the reason for …

Lupus

Lupus and Fluorescent Lights: Can Indoor Lighting Affect My Lupus?

Many people with lupus are photosensitive, which means they are more easily affected by ultraviolet (UV) rays, the invisible radiation emitted from …

Avoidance and Exposure to Your Triggers

Anxiety Triggers, Avoidance, and Exposure<p>For people who are anxious, it feels like anxiety is constantly surrounding you. No matter where you are or …

Self-help

Bipolar Manic Episode: Helpful Tips for Getting Through Bipolar Mania

Making It Through Mania<p><i>Counselor Eric Patterson and bipolar warrior Sharon Davis discuss ways to get through manic episodes.</i><p>Counselor Eric’s …

Mental Health

Coping With Anxiety: How Coping Cards Can Help You Manage Anxiety

Coping Cards for Anxiety<p>Anxiety is so much more than just being worried. It can be triggered by the smallest of things and send you spiraling before …

Back-to-School Tasks With Lupus: Getting Ready for the School Year

Lupus, Back-to-School Tasks and Brain Fog<p>It’s August and whether I like it or not, back-to-school tasks are filling up my to-do list. I have been …

Time Management

Make Money From Home: Ways to Bring in Extra Income With Fibro

Ways to Bring in Extra Income With Fibro<p>When you’re diagnosed with a chronic illness like fibromyalgia, it can be difficult to keep a steady …

How to Make Positive Lifestyle Changes

Making Lifestyle Changes While Living With Depression<p>The cause of depression is likely due to a combination of family history, biology, past …

Mental Health

Diagnosis Often Delayed for Six Years

Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Often Delayed Six Years, Study Finds<p>It takes around six years for bipolar disorder patients to receive a diagnosis …

Depression

Fibromyalgia Stigma: Breaking Down the Stigma Attached to Fibromyalgia

Understanding Fibromyalgia Stigma<p>Fibromyalgia is a challenging condition to grasp since it presents a list of symptoms that are difficult to identify …

Mental Health

Lupus Weight Gain: How to Avoid Putting On the Pounds With Lupus

Managing Your Weight Despite Lupus<p>In the western world weight management can be difficult — with or without lupus. Increasingly, we live in a …

Nutrition

15 Words That Mean Something Totally Different When You Have A Chronic Illness

"Spoon."

Children Can Inherit Depression And Anxiety From Their Parents, Study Finds

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

How to Stop Overthinking: Six Easy Steps to Stop Overthinking Everything

Six Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything<p>Are you an overthinker? I am. I’m overthinking this article. It’s hard having to write about …

Self-help

ADHD Resources for Parents: Supportive and Educational ADHD Resources

Helpful ADHD Resources for Parents<p>Parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a blessing. But sometimes even our …

Parenting

Is Lupus Contagious? Common Questions About Lupus Answered

Answering the Question “Is Lupus Contagious?” and More<p>As with any poorly understood disease, lupus has many myths surrounding it. If you have it, …

Lupus

[VIDEO] Why It's So Important to Talk About Our Depression

1. Reach out for Help<p>For people struggling with depression the most important reason to talk about it is to get help.<p>There’s no shame in reaching out …

Mental Health

Finding Workouts That Work for You

Low-Impact Workouts to Make Lupus and Exercise a Breeze<p>Exercising can seem particularly difficult, or even near impossible, when you are struggling …

Exercise

Bipolar Stigma: Breaking Through Bipolar Stigma With the Words We Use

Hurtful Words and Bipolar Stigma<p>Crazy, whacko, weird, basket case, freak — we have all heard these derogatory terms, usually in reference to someone …

Denied Disabliity: Spoonie's Appeal Rejected Over Photos Posted Online

Fibro Warrior’s Disability Rejected Due to Photos She Posted on Social Media<p>Do you think your social media profiles depict your life accurately? …

Social Media

Lupus and Pregnancy: Know the Risks of Getting Pregnant With Lupus

Lupus and Pregnancy: A Rollercoaster Ride<p>My doctor believes I have had lupus since I was 17. Diagnosed in my 40s, I spent many years struggling to …

Inflammation

Lupus Home - NewLifeOutlook | Lupus

The most common lupus symptoms include fatigue, muscle aches, fever, rashes, mouth sores, joint pain, anemia, hair loss, and chest pain.

hair loss

Succeeding in Your Career Despite Mental Illness

How to Handle Bipolar Disorder and Work<p><i>Counselor Eric Patterson and bipolar disorder warrior Sharon Davis share their tips on managing bipolar at</i> …

How to Explain Depression: Explaining Depression to Friends and Family

How to Explain Depression to Loved Ones<p>Depression has been a part of your life for so long now; it’s hard to remember what you are like without it. …

Mental Health

Tips for Coping With This Difficult Combination

The Connection Between Lupus and Anxiety<p><i>Two lupus warriors share their thoughts and experiences.</i><p>Brandy’s Tips for Coping With Anxiety<p>Anxiety is …

Depression

How to Manage Fibro When It's Freezing Out

Dealing With Fibromyalgia and Cold<p>I am a baseball mom, soccer mom, Cub Scout mom — I wear a myriad of hats to keep my family going. I am also, …