How to Experience Joy with Chronic Illness

6. Find Reasons to Laugh When I first became sick, I fell into a bit of a depression. My battle started with colitis, which initially was unmanaged, and soon morphed into an ongoing battle with fibromyalgia. The ongoing pain and fatigue dramatically changed my lifestyle. I felt like Id lost so much, including the ability... Read more

Untethered: On Exile, Chronic Illness, and Life in a Pandemic

In my mid-twenties, I found myself struggling with exhaustion. Having recently moved across the country, started a new job, and gotten married, I initially attributed it to stress. Even though these were positive changes, there was still a lot of adjustment involved. I tried changing my diet up and exercising more, which just made me... Read more

Mental illness is ‘likely to be accentuated’ by Covid-19, says Christian psychiatrist

(Photo: Unsplash/Corina Rainer)One of the UK's most distinguished psychiatrists has welcomed the advent of online psychotherapy as a potential life saver. David Enoch, who has 65 years of active clinical practice under his belt, has worked hard over the years to present a credible and attractive Christian voice within his profession, authoring such acclaimed works... Read more

A Prayer of Endurance for Chronic Illness

As I listened to the doctors diagnosis, words like pain management, lifestyle changes, and your new normal faded into a vacuum of information that was just too much to process. He wanted us to work together to come up with a health plan for the future, but this question kept running through my head. How do... Read more

Mental illness increases as coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the world – Mission Network News

International (MNN) Depression and anxiety has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic and many people are searching for ways to curb it. David Creech, Operations Manager with Trans World Radio, works to provide online resources to help people cope with the global crisis. Theres a higher rate of suicides, there are more depressed people, especially among... Read more

Even within the Face of Sickness, We Have No Concern – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] As I write this publish, main information organizations are reporting the worldwide unfold of the Coronavirus with what looks as if concern and a rise in alarm in comparison with simply yesterday. The media is broadcasting fears concerning the anticipated detrimental impact on the worldwide financial system, the obvious misinformation about numbers of circumstances,... Read more