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Thoughts, Traumas, Toxins

Thoughts Traumas Toxins -- moving into wellness

Lions tigers and bears, oh my. No wonder people get chronically ill. There are a lot of toxic things living life here on planet earth. It’s okay, we can clean them up, move them out, think better, make better choices, and certainly have better healthier lives.

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Emotional Instability, Pandemic or Parasites

Whew, it is hard not to be touched by this pandemic, physically, emotionally and financially. It doesn’t have to overwhelm us but it is hard to avoid all of the consequences of it. How can we make this easier on ourselves, our nerves, our patience and the anger that arises??

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CoronaVirus and Its Many Names

CoronaVirus and Its Many Names

Now that life has slowed down to focus on a virus, let’s take a look at it so it is not so scary. And then we are going to see why this is the perfect time to activate our brains. Yes, even though we are chronically ill, we can use our brains. This is fun, you will see…

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CoronaVirus, Keeping It Simple To Fight Back

CoronaVirus - keeping it simple to fight back

What is the real threat with this, who are the ones who truly are in danger? The people with compromised immune systems. Since this is a chronic illness blog that encompasses pretty much everyone in my online community. Instead of panic and fear, fight back. You already know you are at higher risk simply because of your state of chronic illness, so step up and take the simple steps to stay safe, without panic.

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Making Time and Space for Quiet

shh quiet time

Our modern culture is usually filled with activity and noise. Do we know how to sit in quiet? I mean no noise except what naturally occurs around us. Can we do it? What could possibly be the benefit of quiet when the world culture has become so loud?

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Frozen Psychology

Frozen psychology, blue mind, rising above chronic illness

You know for a fact that we get stuck from time to time during chronic illness. We get stuck in physical and emotional realities that seem impossible to overcome. So how do we get unstuck? Some will actually take the frozen plunge into chilly waters, forcing a shock. Not me! But I have taken on the frozen psychology of cold showers to bust through some chronic illness struggles.

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Warming Your Heart for Valentine’s Day

Has chronic illness made your heart frozen? What to do for Valentine's Day during chronic illness.

I’m sick, I can’t be warm and cuddly for Valentine’s Day. I’m chronically ill, it has worn me thin so I have nothing left to give. I don’t have anyone to warm my heart for, why bother? I know, Valentine’s Day can be a stinger while we are chronically ill. While dealing with the endless illness battles and disappointments our hearts can become frozen and lifeless. That’s why anyone who is ill may need a little lovin’ warming up…

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Dancing In The Rain

Blue-mind, dancing in the rain while chronically ill.

Do you feel like you are in a desert, with no rain and all alone in chronic illness? What would it take to celebrate? Rain!!! Okay, so this picture is just a mirage but I really did find some serious dancing kangaroos. As in real kangaroos and real rain. They were clearly celebrating (look below for the real picture). In light of the recent fires in Australia, there is even more significance to the photo. It won awards! You will be able to feel the rain as you view it.

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It’s Cold Outside Baby, Persevering Illness In Winter Season

it's cold outside baby, preserving illness in winter

Winter is just a season, it comes and a few months later it goes. Chronic illness can be like a winter season in our lives, not a permanent condition. So… when will chronic illness GO? Most of you are done with it! Over it! Ready to get back to life!!! Persevering through illness is really not much different than the winter season we see outside. Put on your winter coat and walk this out with me…

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Love Note to Self In Moments of Victory

love note to self - remembering the victories of chronic illness

When you are in the joy of victory, take a moment to write yourself a love note. When we have moments of victory during chronic illness, we can use that for days to come when it is not so glorious. Chronic illness is not one big victory, it tons of smaller ones. The victories are hard to remember when we are in the really bad days (or weeks, even months or years) of illness. Love notes to ourselves is a beautiful way to remember, to feel the hope of past victories to help us keep walking through some of the darker days.

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