How to fall asleep when you can't

How to Fall Asleep When You Can’t

Hey, friends! Can’t sleep? Lately, neither can I. It’s starting to drive me a bit nuts. I’m sure you can relate if you’ve also laid awake every night staring at your ceiling, waiting for a restful night’s sleep to find you. Maybe you’re dealing with anxiety, or maybe chronic pain…

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POTS exercise: total body floor workout

POTS Exercise Series: Total Body Floor Workout

Hey, friends! If you’re looking for a total body floor workout that you can do right at home, then look no further! These floor exercises for toning your total body are appropriate for beginners and more advanced exercisers alike. And they’re also great for those with POTS who find standing…

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How to stop yourself from fainting

How To Stop Yourself From Fainting: 11 Maneuvers

Ever stand up too fast and feel like a blackout or fainting episode is imminent? As someone with POTS, I get this all the time. Although, I consider myself lucky that I don’t faint (usually!). But for others with POTS, vasovagal syncope, or other forms of orthostatic intolerance, fainting happens…

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exercising with POTS

Exercising With POTS: 12 Tips to Make it Easier

Exercising with POTS can be challenging. But it’s not impossible. Chances are, if you have POTS, you deal–or have dealt–with exercise intolerance to some degree or another. I know what it’s like. I’ve been there. I’ve been at the stage where my symptoms were so bad that I couldn’t run…

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Building a Strong Immune System

9 Tips For Building a Strong Immune System

Building a strong immune system is always a concern of mine as someone with chronic illness. Anytime I get sick with the flu, a cold, or another virus, it can be more intense because any sickness causes a POTS flare for me. So, it’s really important for me–and all chronic…

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stylish compression socks

VIM & VIGR Stylish Compression Socks Review

Recently, I tried VIM & VIGR compression socks, and my honest verdict is that I really really love them! If you’re looking for stylish compression socks with fun and fashionable patterns plus all the benefits of compression, then these are the socks for you!  I have been waiting for someone…

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My fall reading list

My Fall 2020 Reading List + Reviews

Hey, friends! Reading is one of my favorite things to do in my spare time, and I often pair it with a warm beverage, face mask, or cozy spot outdoors. It’s a staple in my self-care routine. That’s why I thought I’d start sharing what I read with you all…

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confidence and growth quote

December Quote: Confidence is key for growth

Hello, December! This is going to be a huge month for me. I’ve been a little absent from the blog the last month because I’ve had big things going on in my life. Firstly, for four weeks I interviewed for my dream job with multiple rounds of interviews. It was…

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sun-dried tomato pesto pasta with chicken

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta With Chicken

This recipe for sun-dried tomato pesto pasta with chicken is quick, simple, and super salty for my POTS readers. Another thing? It’s also a perfect recipe to make if you have any leftover chicken sitting in your fridge, which may or may not have been the inspiration behind this dinner…

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