Chronic Illness & Boredom – The Real Groundhog Day

Each month a fellow blogger (A Chronic Voice) hosts a ‘Link-up party’. It is a monthly get-together for anyone with a chronic illness. An opportunity to share, to listen, and to learn from one another. It’s a great way to provide insight into life with chronic illness, from many different points of view. A Chronic Read the full article…

10 Low activity creative hobbies for spoonies

In my recent post; Enhancing your chronic life through creativity I discussed the many rewarding benefits of exploring creativity when living with chronic illness; “Developing a creative outlet is an essential aspect of our emotional and psychological wellbeing. Having projects or hobbies to consistently work on and dedicate our time to gives us a sense Read the full article…

Enhancing a chronic life through creativity

“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before” – Neil Gaiman When I became ill, my life as I knew it no longer existed. All the things that defined me and gave me purpose were taken away. I had to give up my career and my love of travel, Read the full article…

Self compassion: the gift of kindness

Each month a fellow blogger (A Chronic Voice) hosts a ‘Link-up party’. I have wanted to take part for a long time but ill health restricts how much I am able to do. This month I was determined to get involved. Let me explain what a ‘link-up party’ is: It is a monthly get-together for Read the full article…

Whatever you do today, let it be enough

I wrote this post especially for ProHealth Inspirational Corner and it first appeared there on the 11th March 2019. “Your worth is not measured by your productivity” We live in a society that teaches us that unless we are pushing ourselves outside our comfort zone, constantly striving to do more, we are not embracing life Read the full article…