Chronic Pain & Illness Online Photo Project 2018

The 4th Annual Chronic Pain & Illness Photography Project for women starts April 2, 2018! This is a FREE 14-day therapeutic photography e-course for women who live with chronic pain or illness. The project takes place in a closed Facebook group. There will be ten photo prompts, related to chronic pain/illness, over 14 days. Participate as much or as little as you would like. No … Continue reading Chronic Pain & Illness Online Photo Project 2018

YOUR GUIDING WORD for 2018 free e-course

Choose Your GUIDING WORD is a FREE 5-day e-course (with optional Facebook group) to help you choose a word to set your focus for managing your chronic pain &/or chronic illness in 2018. The intention is that your chosen word will help you to improve your physical and emotional health and wellness by: ~renewing your hope ~focusing you on what you need to do for your body, soul, and … Continue reading YOUR GUIDING WORD for 2018 free e-course

Chronic Pain & Illness Online Photo Project 2017

The 3rd Annual Chronic Pain & Illness Photography Project starts March 1, 2017! This is a FREE 14-day therapeutic photography e-course for women who live with chronic pain or illness. The project takes place in a closed Facebook group. Each day there will be a photo prompt related to chronic pain/illness. Participate as much or as little as you would like. No experience necessary. Just … Continue reading Chronic Pain & Illness Online Photo Project 2017

Chronic Pain & Illness Online Photo Project 2016

The 2nd Annual Chronic Pain & Illness Photography Project starts April 1, 2016! This is a FREE 14-day therapeutic photography e-course for people who live with chronic pain or illness. The project takes place in a closed Facebook group. Each day there will be a photo prompt related to chronic pain/illness. Participate as much or as little as you would like. No experience necessary. Just … Continue reading Chronic Pain & Illness Online Photo Project 2016

Book Synopsis: How to Be Sick by Toni Bernhard

How To Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and their Caregivers I recently read How to Be Sick for the third time! Each time I read this book I take away comfort and knowledge…comfort from knowing I am not alone and knowledge from the helpful practices she shares in the book. The author offers both a chronology of her illness and an … Continue reading Book Synopsis: How to Be Sick by Toni Bernhard

Free CHOOSE YOUR WORD e-course for people with chronic pain or illness

Choose Your GUIDING WORD for Health & Wellness is a FREE 5-day e-course (with optional Facebook group) to help you choose a word to set your focus for managing your chronic pain &/or chronic illness in 2016. The intention is that your chosen word will help you to improve your physical and emotional health and wellness by: ~renewing your hope ~focusing you on what you need to do … Continue reading Free CHOOSE YOUR WORD e-course for people with chronic pain or illness

Spoonie Store

Chronic Pain Life has opened an Etsy shop, Spoonie Store, selling Spoonie jewellery and other items. So far there are a variety of spoonie earrings for sale. Buy and wear these earrings if you need some extra spoons and at the same time teach people about the Spoon Theory!  The first 50 orders will also receive a  FREE “Official Spoonie Card“ with self-laminating sleeve. Buy earrings for … Continue reading Spoonie Store

Adult Coloring for Chronic Pain or Illness

  Adult coloring is all the rage right now. People living with pain should definitely explore this new fad as coloring can provide incredible relaxation and allow one to temporarily forget about physical pain. Not to mention that scientists have found that coloring actually quiets the part of the brain, the amygdala, that causes stress and is often activated when we are distressed by our pain. A recent Huffington Post … Continue reading Adult Coloring for Chronic Pain or Illness

Insight Meditation App – Chronic Pain & Illness Group

Recently I created a “Chronic Pain & Illness Meditation” group on the free “Insight Guided Meditations” app. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Insight app, it is a well-respected and popular meditation app. I literally give this app the credit for helping me to become a dedicated daily meditator. The app has a meditation timer as well as numerous guided meditations, including many … Continue reading Insight Meditation App – Chronic Pain & Illness Group

Join the 21-Day Chronic Pain/Illness Photo Project

I am hosting a 21-Day Chronic Pain/Illness Photo Project in a closed Facebook group starting Monday, April 27, 2015. Each day there will be a photo prompt related to chronic pain/illness. Participate as much or as little as you would like. No experience necessary. Just use your phone-camera, snap away and share in the group. If you are interested in joining the project click on … Continue reading Join the 21-Day Chronic Pain/Illness Photo Project