Having a chronic condition can be extremely tough. There are ways that you may be hurting that other’s can’t completely understand.

You can try to explain it, but so many times you can’t understand it unless you’re living with it. Which can be so frustrating!

Here are 2 articles that I wrote for you that may help.

This first one would be a great one to share with others. Let them know if certain parts resonate with you! And if there are things you’d add, make sure to tell them!

5 Ways I’m Suffering and You’d Never Know | HealthCentral

The physical and emotional tolls a condition takes on the body along with the longing to be ‘normal’ are hard to cope with when an illness is ‘invisible.’

 

This next one is a great resource for you to arm yourself with tools to get others to help you. Asking for help is NOT a form a weakness. On the contrary, asking for help is knowing your limits and knowing that you can’t do EVERYTHING yourself.

Psoriatic Disease: Help Others Help You | HealthCentral

10 tips to get the support you need with your chronic condition.

We must learn to educate others and ask for help. This may sound crazy, but the people in our lives can’t read out minds! We must speak up and let them know how we’re feeling and what we need.

I hope these two resources can help you! Do you have any suggestions on getting the support you need for your chronic illness? Let me know in the comments below.

Wishing You A Pain Free Day!

Julie Cerrone, Certified Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor, Patient Empowerer, Autoimmune Warrior (Psoriatic Arthritis), Avascular Necrosis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome | itsjustabadday.com



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