5 Techniques to Fight Insomnia

Approximately 1 in 3 people suffer from some form of insomnia. We’ve talked before about Tips to Help You Sleep but what if you’ve migrated from “can’t sleep sometimes” to “staring at the ceiling night after night”? A lot of the time, treating insomnia involves a lifestyle change. Here are 10 common techniques that are used to treat insomnia.* Exercise We know that exercising can help … Continue reading 5 Techniques to Fight Insomnia

How To Save Money On A Reduced Income

Many people living with a chronic or invisible illness are forced to cut back on work hours, or to cut out work entirely. Some of us rely on government funding for disabilities, or have spouses who provide financial support. We all know the advice to have 3-months worth of rent and bills stashed for a rainy day, but how can you save money when you … Continue reading How To Save Money On A Reduced Income

Living With Chronic Pain: Tips On Managing Morning Stiffness

When you have chronic pain, mornings can be incredibly rough. How rough do you say? Well getting out of bed can look similar to this: Stiff joints and achy muscles can make movement in the morning very uncomfortable and sometimes if the pain is too intense, it can almost be impossible. While medication can help manage this type of pain, there are other things that you can do to help reduce the pain you experience. Everyone … Continue reading Living With Chronic Pain: Tips On Managing Morning Stiffness

5 Things In Your House That Could Be Making You Sick

These things may not be causing your core illness – but it may be making it worse, or causing minor ailments that are horribly inconvenient. We’re talking about: Mold – We look for black mold, but are you checking all the placed you should? what other kinds of mold should you be looking for? Fridge – How often do you wash your fridge out? When … Continue reading 5 Things In Your House That Could Be Making You Sick

“Just Be Happy” : The Cure for Depression

Usually our posts here aren’t too personal. Today we’re going to walk down that road for a bit-and it’s a bit of a dark one. Today I read an amazing post by The Minds Journal.  It was “10 Things You Should Never Say To A Depressed Person.” They gave not only what NOT to say, but suggestions on what you can say instead. While we have many … Continue reading “Just Be Happy” : The Cure for Depression

Tips On How To Set Obtainable New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s 2016 and we’re launching the new year with our brand new vlog! Our first few videos are all about how to tackle your new years resolutions. Our top tips: Break your BIG goal into smaller goals. Make a plan. Map out your smaller goals with easy to reach timelines. Set your goals for DECEMBER 31st 2016. And remember that you have the WHOLE year to … Continue reading Tips On How To Set Obtainable New Year’s Resolutions!

‘Tis the Season: 5 Easy and Last-Minute Holiday Decor Ideas

We’ve talked about how holiday seasons can be tiring. Decorating is a big one that can really knock you out! Most of the time, we may just decide to abandon decorating, but that can be depressing and bring your holiday vibes down. For some of us, we’re here on December 23rd, frantically trying to figure out how to decorate for a holiday party. Here are … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season: 5 Easy and Last-Minute Holiday Decor Ideas

Cooking With Chronic Illness: Simplified Cookie Swap Guide

  The holiday season can be extremely hectic and when you have to contend with a chronic illness, it can be doubly overwhelming and exhausting.  Our family and friends, who can handle the aftermath of a holiday gathering like a champ,  don’t realize that these same holiday gatherings that are scheduled back to back to back can trigger a debilitating flare-up of our chronic illness. … Continue reading Cooking With Chronic Illness: Simplified Cookie Swap Guide

Cooking With Chronic Illness: 5 Simple Recipes For Leftover Turkey

    Now that Thanksgiving is over, you probably have a good portion of leftover turkey in your fridge. Instead of making enough turkey sandwiches to last you until Christmas, why not turn them into delicious next-day dishes. And yes, we know that some of you chronic illness warriors may have cooked Thanksgiving dinner yourselves and may have already collapsed in pile of pain and … Continue reading Cooking With Chronic Illness: 5 Simple Recipes For Leftover Turkey

7 Must-See Thanksgiving Flicks

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles If you’re travelling this weekend, this might not be a good movie to watch (especially if you have travel – related anxiety) but it may be just the thing you need to laugh off the little mishaps of your trip. Afterall, anything is better than what happens to Neal Page. Son-In-Law First time your significant other has met the family? Having … Continue reading 7 Must-See Thanksgiving Flicks