Tag: illness

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… Continue Reading “Why Do I Feel So Much More Tired When I am Doing Less In Lockdown?”

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… Continue Reading “Giving Ourselves Permission to Feel our Feelings”

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… Continue Reading “Keeping Sane In Self-Isolation”

How To Recover When You Have Pushed Yourself Too Far

It seemed a good idea to write this post now, as I am sure many of us with chronic illnesses have pushed ourselves a little bit further than we should over the festive period. I have certainly had a busy couple of weeks with… Continue Reading “How To Recover When You Have Pushed Yourself Too Far”

Welcome To The Pregnancy Series – Getting Pregnant With Chronic Illnesses

So today I am really happy to launch my new series all about pregnancy and having kids when you have chronic illnesses. I put a shout out on social media a couple of months ago and received a great response , so alongside my… Continue Reading “Welcome To The Pregnancy Series – Getting Pregnant With Chronic Illnesses”