Chronic illness: Shh no one needs to know you’re chronically ill

chronic illness, chronic pain, Discrimination, invisible illness, stigma

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So I encountered someone random on social media with an illness that said we should not discuss ableism because people do not get our illnesses and… it doesn’t matter. I don’t know his life but maybe he has not experienced pervasive stigma like some of us have such that we know the need to spread awareness is vital. Or we get treated like crap by society and ignored and treated as lesser Than. But no, we do not have to be flippant with jokes on ableism. That isn’t necessary. People do not understand chronic illnesses because they do not have them… that isn’t funny or to be mocked.

No one needs to know you're chronically ill

And here is why he was true about chronic illness

Okay, so I have often said we do not have to validate our pain to anyone. They have no right to it. We still have to deal with it regardless of their…

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How bad posture can affect your mental health and ways to remedy it

aging, Beauty, cardio, challenge, exercise, mental health, posture, remedies, stress, women, yoga

REALIFE

Poor posture doesn’t just affect your physical health, it can wreak havoc on your mind, too. Stylist examines the more serious side of slumping.

Are both of your feet firmly on the floor? Is your back resting against your seat?  Are your shoulders relaxed? Or on reading this are you all of a sudden shuffling your body into a more presentable posture? Thought so.

New research from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has revealed that more people in the UK are experiencing weekly back or neck pain compared to five years ago – and our posture while at work has been highlighted as the biggest culprit. But since four in five people in the UK now have a desk job and 94% of adults own a smartphone (which also affects how we hold our bodies), it’s near impossible to swerve the effects your posture can have on your health. As…

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