For as long as we are incarnate, our minds and bodies are linked together in unfathomable ways, very deeply. We can safely give up any notions of mind-body duality; they are not two. 1,252 more words
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Why does sharing our story matter? Should we just tell friends and family or should we share with peers, colleagues and other sufferers too?
Last week was Mental Health Awareness week (MHAW) and I have been very busy posting links on my Personal twitter and Facebook sites for mental health awareness but also to a much wider audience with the Mission Migraine Twitter Account that I run. 2,876 more words
Last week I wrote a piece on mental health and chronic illness and how they are often co-morbid. Whilst researching the piece I found this striking image and after trying to fit it in to the post, decided that it was addressing too many issues on top of the ones I was already addressing. 1,009 more words
With every story of chronic illness comes a side order of mental illness. Some people, of course handle their situation better than others, managing to hold down a job and healthy relationships etc. 2,757 more words