Empathizing With Chronic Pain Sufferers

Believe me when I say I can empathize with those of you who suffer from chronic pain conditions. I know how exhausting it can be to hurt all the time. I’m right there with you with my fibromyalgia (which feels like somebody has pulled the plug, drained all the energy out of me, then thrown … Continue reading Empathizing With Chronic Pain Sufferers

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Two of the most common mental health conditions, depression and anxiety, cost the global economy the equivalent of US$ 1 trillion a year, according to the World Health Organization.  Depression affects approximately 280 million people worldwide and can occur alone, concurrent with another mental health condition (such as anxiety or substance abuse), or as a … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month

It’s Not About You — And Yet, It’s All About You

In our culture of social media popularity, where filtered selfies, making a name for yourself, building your platform, becoming a worldwide phenomenon, putting your best foot (or picture) forward, going viral (internet, not Covid-19😉), and getting the most likes, followers, and subscribers you can are so important, it’s hard to believe it’s not about us.  … Continue reading It’s Not About You — And Yet, It’s All About You