Perfect Authentic Me

Being Selfish Is Healthy. (Especially When Living With Chronic Illness)

Here’s the thing about my mum. I love my mum. Dearly. And there’s also something I used to struggle with enormously in my relationship with her, as well as my dad for that matter. Little did I know how this would impact my health and that I would end up living with chronic illness. From […]

Stop Being A Warrior. How Fighting Chronic Illness Prevents Healing

Do you consider yourself a chronic illness warrior? Do you believe this is who you need to be in order to deal with chronic illness? “The fight against..” “The battle against..” “I am a warrior..” This is the kind of language I see and hear on a very regular basis from people who are dealing […]

How To Deal With Chronic Illness and Depression

If you have dealt with or are dealing with depression because you are living with chronic illness, it may be of some comfort to know you’re not alone in this. When you’re experiencing symptoms like chronic pain and fatigue it’s not unusual to experience depression at one point or another. I have experienced plenty of […]