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Bookending Your Days With A Chronic Illness

Bookending Your Days With A Chronic Illness

Here is how it works and it actually starts the night before with the Better Life Patient Journal. Before getting into bed, you spend 5 minutes with your journal to review the day that just ended and also prepare for the day ahead.
How To Eat The Frog With Chronic Illness And Be More Productive

How To Eat The Frog With Chronic Illness And Be More Productive

For many patients, the day doesn’t start productively. In fact, many times we are just trying to get our bodies going and survive the morning. This is what led us to add a section of our journal to track both your mental and physical wellness throughout the day. Making this habit will allow you to figure out what the best time of day is for YOU is.
Chronic Illness Is A Team Sport - 4 Ways To Make It Better

Chronic Illness Is A Team Sport - 4 Ways To Make It Better

You can do parts of it on your own, but it’s so much easier when you have the support and help of your loved ones around you. So here are a few things I learned during this journey.
5 Simple Tasks To Help Your Body And Mind Feel Better Every Day

5 Simple Tasks To Help Your Body And Mind Feel Better Every Day

So what can we do to battle the fatigue and pain that we might experience any day? We have to fight back, but there are simple things we can do during the day that can make living with a chronic illness a little bit easier. While these five tips will likely not make a huge difference in your life the day which you need to fight, they can make the day a little more bearable.