Why meeting Mandy Harvey and seeing her perform turned me into a big weepy marshmallow at the Lead EDS conference, along with her recorded interview and performance.
Acts of creativity and creative hobbies can reduce stress, distract from pain and provide a sense of purpose and fulfillment. There's a wide variety of things you can do to get those creative juices flowing, even when you're bedridden. Not sure what to do or where to begin? Check out some of these great suggestions from ZP Contributing Author Pamela Jessen.
The Disability Award is a blogger award especially for those with disabilities. I am honored to have been chosen by Stacey at Fighting with Fibro! In this post, find out who I'll be nominating, what I'll be asking them to answer and my answers to the questions Stacey gave me.
'Salt in My Soul' by Mallory Smith really took me by surprise. It isn't just a story wrapped in journal style writing, it's a literary pleasure one can sip like their favored tea, savoring the sweet aroma of each sentence with delight. It's beauty doesn't make it any less tragic or relatable. It makes it a much more enjoyable and universal read. The world lost a great writer the day Mallory Smith took her last breath. Luckily, she left behind this treasure for us to enjoy and learn from, along with many great environmental works during her freelance writing career.
A mid-year check-up on our progress across all our channels. Plus get to know our new staff members and our newly redesigned About section. We're growing by leaps and bounds and it's all thanks to you!
In the second part of this series, we discuss a number of natural over-the-counter supplements, minerals and vitamins that can help to significantly reduce anxiety and depression. We also discuss how these things play a role in mental health and how certain pharmaceuticals may be interfering with your mental wellness.
In this two part series you'll find out how I've achieved much better emotional stability in just a few months using a natural and holistic approach to my mental health. Inside you'll find CBT techniques, workbook recommendations, tips for deep breathing exercises and learn how exercise can help you manage these conditions.
This post contains a very important message about Michelle's challenge to the world this Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month!
My review of Vogmasks including their benefits, why you should consider wearing one if you have a mast cell or autoimmune disorder and what features work best to protect you most when choosing a respirator mask.
Soup's On! This delicious potato bacon bean soup is a hearty, delicious meal for lunch or dinner, is low FODMAP and low Histamine with some modification.