Monthly Gratitude & Chronic Illness – July 2020

I have decided that at the end of each month, I am going to summarise 3 things that I am especially grateful about, so that I stop and really take notice of the good things in my life, no matter how small it may seem. Number 3 – My bed It is the most comfortableContinue reading “Monthly Gratitude & Chronic Illness – July 2020”

The Actions that Helped me to Lose Weight and Better Manage my Chronic Condition

In a series of previous posts, I wrote about how I used 4 questions to prioritise and achieve health goals, in light of my chronic condition, ankylosing spondylitis. As a result of that journey, I made a number of behavioural and lifestyle changes that helped me to lose weight, in order to ease my chronicContinue reading “The Actions that Helped me to Lose Weight and Better Manage my Chronic Condition”

Why I no Longer Fight or Battle my Anxiety: Living Healthy and Well

In this post, I am going to share some new personal insights that I have developed about anxiety, after my last major episode. I respect why people frame their own experience with anxiety as a fight or battle, and I certainly do not intend to dismiss or undermine that approach. I am a big believerContinue reading “Why I no Longer Fight or Battle my Anxiety: Living Healthy and Well”

My Unshakeable Rules for Exercise (Part 2/3)

As I transformed my health in recent years to get on top of my chronic condition (ankylosing spondylitis), exercise became an increasingly meaningful part of my big picture. I have been learning how to eat well, and move well, the latter of which is the main focus of these current posts. When it comes toContinue reading “My Unshakeable Rules for Exercise (Part 2/3)”

How I Achieved my Health Goals While Navigating a Chronic Illness (part 1/4)

In my previous post, I introduced 4 questions that helped me achieve better health, wellness and lifestyle outcomes, including a significant amount of weight-loss (over 140 pounds), while managing my chronic illness. These 4 questions are: How do I really want to live my life (the big picture question)? Who and what can support meContinue reading “How I Achieved my Health Goals While Navigating a Chronic Illness (part 1/4)”

4 Questions that Helped Me to Achieve My Health Goals While Navigating a Chronic Illness

In my previous (first ever) post, I wrote about living with a chronic illness and being passionate about supporting others who want to build their motivation and turn it into action to achieve life goals. I love seeing people with a chronic illness achieve goals they never thought they were capable of achieving, which isContinue reading “4 Questions that Helped Me to Achieve My Health Goals While Navigating a Chronic Illness”