I was honoured and very lucky to receive an advance free PDF copy of The Things We Don't Say: An Anthology of Chronic Illness Truths, edited by Julie Morgenlender. In return I promised to write an honest review and share it on my blog. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I … Continue reading The Things We Don’t Say About Chronic Illness – book review
I've always found that the more I learn about chronic pain and pain management, the more I learn to accept things and cope better. I'm constantly wanting to learn more about pain, why certain things can make my pain worse, and understand what I can do to self-manage things as much as I can. I … Continue reading The best online programme that helps you self-manage your chronic pain
In this blog post I share my thoughts on Lauren Ephithite's new booklet how to make a bad mental health day a bit brighter. I've followed Lauren ever since I started blogging. She writes about mental health, wellbeing, and gratitude. I purchased the booklet from Etsy and decided to do a short review on my … Continue reading Wellbeing wisdom: how to make a bad mental health day a bit brighter #review
Having a good posture is more important than ever. The 21st century human lifestyle of spending lots of time sitting, slouching, on laptops and phones, watching TV, and spending lots of time at our desks, means that we need to spend a little more effort focusing on our posture. This is even more important when … Continue reading Why good posture is important: Posture Shirt review
I wasn't going to write a book review for the latest blogging book I've read, Blogs Change Lives: A practical, inspirational guide to building a blog that could change your life! by Aby Moore. Mainly because I just wanted to enjoy it, use what I'd learned for myself, and not feel pressured to influence others … Continue reading The best blogging book for you!
The Headache Healer's Handbook: A Holistic, Hands-On Somatic Self-Care Program for Headache and Migraine Relief and Prevention is the bible for anyone who suffers with headaches and migraines. It has over 380 pages of everything you need to know to understand headaches and migraines and how to help manage them. Although I don't regularly suffer … Continue reading The Headache Healer’s Handbook #bookreview
Reading is a brilliant way to distract myself from my chronic pain. I only read non-fiction books, but the escapism of getting stuck in to a good book, can be an effective way to manage my pain. Even if it doesn't take the pain away completely, the fact that I am doing something I enjoy … Continue reading 10 non-fiction books I recommend
The Pain Companion: Everyday Wisdom for Living with and Moving Beyond Chronic Pain by Sarah Anne Shockley?is an easy read with no jargon and scientific explanations. This book makes a lots of sense and gives the reader some practical advice and tips to help cope physically and mentally with their chronic pain. It reinforces some … Continue reading Everyone with chronic pain must read this book