Acclimation and Adapting

Earlier this month I realized that I had not really had much improvement in my symptoms after months of antibiotics, I had simply just acclimated to them. I think my fatigue has improved some, though when I looked at the full picture my condition had actually worsened. I had simply …

Pain, Trauma & the Brain: Be Mindful of the Whimsy

AAEAAQAAAAAAAARPAAAAJGFlNDliYjFlLTQwNzItNDUzOS1hZWY5LWQ3YTg1ZjAzMDBhNwUnless your Kimmie Schmidt, and you just got out of the bunker you haven’t escaped the craze of adult coloring, and how “mindful” has become the buzz word of the day. Kimmie Schmidt is actually pretty much the embodiment of Mindfulness, in fact …

Chronic Illness and Relationships: It’s About Communication

theme_relationshipsMy partner and I struggled a lot when my health went from bad to incapacitating. It was hard for us to wrap our head’s around how to manage this superstorm of vertigo and migraine and keep our lives going. One thing …

Mindfulness and Chronic Illness

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Mindfulness is taking the field of Psychology by storm, and is indeed a very useful set of practices in psychotherapy which have a very strong evidence base.

Mindfulness is the practice of focusing and changing attention in a purposeful …