October Quote: Don’t compare yourself to others

How to not compare yourself to others

“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.” — Cassey Ho It’s so hard to not compare yourself to others, isn’t it? Especially when you are chronically ill. You may see healthy people and envy them, or…

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September Quote: Believing in yourself

believe in yourself

Hey everyone! Can you believe how fast August came and went? Between moving to a new apartment, settling in, and making a visit back to Upstate New York for some doctor’s appointments, August just slipped away. (Yes, I’ve been listening to Folklore too much.) Speaking of believing things, this September…

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August Quote: Being more consistent

Being more consistent

Hey everyone! Starting this month, I’m beginning an all-new series on the blog! I don’t know about you guys, but I love reading quotes. I find that scrolling through Pinterest and stumbling across new quotes is a sure-fire way to spark inspiration, motivation, and growth. Anyone else agree? Even more,…

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How to Stop Negative Self-Talk With Chronic Illness

As someone with a chronic illness, I know how difficult it can be to maintain a good quality of life with such conditions. Whether we’re dealing with symptoms daily, balancing home life, relationships, and work with our health, or visiting doctor’s offices day in and day out, after a while,…

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Change Your Perspective to Transform Your Life

Perspective. This one word holds so much power, not just for people with chronic illness, but for everyone. If we can change the way we choose to view ourselves, the world, and everything in it, we can transform the way we experience life.  Sounds simple, right? In reality–as I’m sure…

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Getting Through Bad Days When Chronically Ill

Bad days are bound to happen with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and other chronic illnesses, no matter where you are in treatment. It’s hard to accept bad days when you’re amid a slew of them. It’s even harder, in my experience, to get through bad days after a long…

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