Julie Cerrone Croner

Julie Cerrone Croner, Patient Expert

Julie Cerrone Croner is a Psoriasis HealthCentral Social Ambassador, certified holistic health coach, patient empowerer, yoga instructor, autoimmune warrior, and the blogger behind It’s Just A Bad Day, NOT A Bad Life. When she’s not empowering chronically fabulous patients to live their best lives, she can be found traveling, cooking, geeking out over health-related things, or enjoying life in Pittsburgh. Julie loves social media, so make sure to connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

Setting and Staying on a Schedule with Psoriasis

You may think it’s silly, but setting a schedule to adhere to can truly help you manage your psoriatic arthritis more effectively. When I was on disability, if I didn’t have doctor appointments, I had nothing else to do during the day. I found myself ...
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10 Tips to Ensure You Receive the Support You Need

Credit: iStock Support from loved ones is a very important aspect of any chronic illness treatment plan. As a psoriatic arthritis warrior, you need to be strong and fight through every day, every battle, every flare. It can be a lot to handle on your ...
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Building Your Psoriatic Arthritis 'Dream Team'

Credit: iStock There isn’t one standard path to receiving a psoriatic arthritis diagnosis. Perhaps the diagnosis came from your dermatologist who’s been treating your psoriasis for years. Our maybe it came from a rheumatologist referral after having ...
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6 Ways To Love Yourself Despite Psoriatic Disease

Credit: Thinkstock With psoriatic disease, it’s very easy to fall into negative thought patterns. I wish my skin was clear. I wish my joints didn’t hurt. I wish I had the energy to go out with my friends. I wish I wasn’t in this situation. Why can’t ...
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3 Breathing Exercises For Psoriatic Arthritis

Credit: Thinkstock Five years ago, if you would’ve asked me if I had a daily meditation practice, I would have laughed at you. Sure, I went to yoga class, but meditation was not something that I practiced on a regular basis. And to be quite honest, I ...
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Poses for PsA: Stiff Hands and Pain

When you have psoriatic arthritis, you may experience hand pain, stiffness, tingling, and swelling. Adding these hand exercises to your daily (or even weekly) routine can tremendously help keep your extremities in working order.
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