Tag: chronic

SHIELDING EASING, ANXIETY RISING

Good morning and welcome back to Mental Health Monday on The Spoonie Mummy. Today in England, the restrictions begin to ease for the people who have been shielding since March. While exciting, these changes are also happening very quickly and have caused feelings of…

CHRONIC ILLNESS AND LONELINESS

Ad | Paid Collaboration Well hello there Monday. Today I am working with the Chronic Warrior Collective and Chronic Illness Bloggers for my Mental Health Monday post. I have written before about loneliness but today I wanted to talk about it with a focus…

Why Do I Feel So Much More Tired When I am Doing Less In Lockdown?

Good afternoon and welcome back to this week’s Mental Health Monday post. This week I am covering something which I feel is very relevant to what many are experiencing in lockdown at the moment, but is also something people with chronic illness experience on…

Giving Ourselves Permission to Feel our Feelings

Welcome to the first Mental Health Monday post. As you all know, I am currently doing my degree in psychology and aim to become a psychotherapist working in particular, with people diagnosed with chronic illnesses. I really want to start helping people with my…

Keeping Sane In Self-Isolation

So how is everyone doing? We are now on day 4 of isolation and so far we are managing to keep busy and (pretty) sane. There have been many parallels drawn on social media between self-isolation and life with chronic illness. I get it…