Mental Pain from Weekends Alone: The “Gap”

Mental pain is quite different from physical pain, and if you are anything like me, you have felt its presence intensely .....It flows into your chest and tightens your muscles with the sorrow and heartbreak stemming from over 600 Saturday nights spent alone within the same four walls....Tweet Mental pain is quite different from physical... Continue Reading →

For the Sick and Overly Driven

Too often, we make the mistake of focusing so much on curing ourselves that we become counterproductive and wear ourselves out, making our bodies retaliate and shut down even more. On the other hand, once we do manage to get well, we tend to be just as overly driven with our hearts set on doing... Continue Reading →

Nostalgia’s Role in Chronic Illness

After the initial hurt of breaking up with a romantic partner, we have an almost instinctual tendency to remember all of the bad times about the relationship rather than the good ones. Oddly, on the other hand, when illness forces us to break up with the familiarity of our old lives,  we have an almost... Continue Reading →

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