Choosing Childlessness An Insider Perspective On the Forgotten Side of Infertility

Choosing childlessness after infertility was both challenging and easy. I felt peace yet, at the same time, anxiety. There was confidence in my decision as well as uncertainty. And perhaps the biggest whammy was the unrelenting guilt. Like I'd let everyone down. That...

Revealing How To Start Your Fitness Journey With Chronic Illness

Starting your fitness journey with chronic illness isn't easy but your body will thank you once you do. While physical activity is often recommended as a preventative measure, researchers discovered that regular exercise is an effective treatment for 26 chronic...

How to Fade A Laparotomy Scar Naturally and Feel Confident

Healing my laparotomy scar has been a journey. I have a hypertrophic scar that requires more work and time to fade. But, I’ve made significant progress, and two years post-surgery, my scar’s appearance has drastically improved. And the reason I believe I was able to...

5 Simple Hacks for Managing Chronic Fatigue That You Must Try

Managing chronic fatigue in a busy world is nearly impossible. This is especially true when you're managing a chronic illness. However, despite the challenges that chronic fatigue brings, there are things you can do to manage your time and get things done. Primarily...

7 Simple Coping Strategies to Manage ADHD and Bipolar Disorder You Need to Try

Living with a dual diagnosis of ADHD and bipolar disorder is challenging. It's hard to differentiate between symptoms and even harder to manage them. Fortunately, there are seven simple coping strategies you can use to help you manage ADHD and bipolar disorder...

Healthy Living with Endometriosis How to Improve Your Quality of Life

Healthy living with endometriosis is not impossible. But it does require some work. The primary goal is to manage chronic pain and decrease inflammation. Luckily you can make fundamental changes to your daily routine and accomplish a better quality of life. Learning...

Personal Growth

4 Startling Ways You’re Gaslighting Yourself And How To Stop

Gaslighting yourself when you have an invisible illness is a real thing....

2021 Personal Goals To Change The World

Personal goals and the start of a new year go together like peanut butter and...

Prepping for 2021 How To Get Your Mind Right for the New Year

You haven't started prepping for 2021 yet? What are you waiting for? Setting...
2021 Personal Goals To Change The World

2021 Personal Goals To Change The World

Personal goals and the start of a new year go together like peanut butter and jelly. Undoubtedly something is inspiring about the start of something fresh. A new beginning and the promise and hope that a new year brings. It’s common to focus on the typical new year’s...

How A Growth Mindset Makes You More Powerful

How A Growth Mindset Makes You More Powerful

Cultivating a growth mindset is a powerful thing. And, it’s a necessary tool if you have an invisible illness. There are so many ups and downs that come with managing a chronic condition, impacting every area of your life. Physical, mental, emotional, social,...

Dear Men, Street Harassment is Misogynistic Here’s Why

Dear Men, Street Harassment is Misogynistic Here’s Why

Street harassment is an issue that women of all races, cultures, shapes, and sizes face on a regular basis. I’m sure we can all swap stories about uncomfortable experiences we’ve had with men in public. While many women shrug it off as typical male behavior. Or,...

7 Steps To Create Smart New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

7 Steps To Create Smart New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

New Year's resolutions often get a bad rap. For whatever reason, when you talk about making resolutions or goals for the new year, people scoff, roll their eyes, or drop a sarcastic wisecrack. Honestly, I don't know why there's so much hate regarding New Year's...