Marianna Paulson

Marianna Paulson, Patient Expert

Marianna Paulson is known as @AuntieStress. On her website, you’ll find links to her two award-winning blogs, Auntie Stress Café and the award-winning A Rheumful of Tips. When she is not helping clients (and herself) address stress, she keeps active by swimming, dog walking, and taking frequent dance breaks. She takes steps in a number of different directions in order to work on being a “Superager.” She may have RA, but it doesn’t have her! “Choose to be optimistic. It feels better.” - Dalai Lama XIV

Top 10 Devices for RA Assistance

These items and gadgets can make the little tasks in life a whole lot easier, especially if you have limited physical function.
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What Type of RA Flare Do You Have?

One of the keys to managing flare-ups is learning your patterns and how to prevent triggers. Here are some tips for spotting them.
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10 Cleaning Tips When You Have RA

Because RA can sap your energy and limit your mobility, it can make even basic things, such as keeping your home clean, a challenge. Here are tips for developing a cleaning plan that works.
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The Green Light to Better Health

A diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis can be one whopping big red light causing you to slam on your life brakes. Here are some green light questions that can help you make better life choices, which allow you to regain a sense of equilibrium
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How to Have a Good Planning System

Tackle the New Year by creating a Good Planning System (GPS). Follow these easy guidelines to figure out what to start, stop and continue in 2015.
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Friendly Health Habits and RA

How you handle situations can really impact your body and mind. Invest in yourself by cultivating these health habits for living better with RA.
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Tips to Undress Your Stress

Stress can have negative consequences on your physical and emotional well-being. Here are some ways to control and overcome it.
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Tips to Get You in the Swim

Swimming is one of the best exercises for those with RA pain. This is how you can overcome your fears.
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Reducing RA Pain at the Dentist

Even without RA, a visit to the dentist can be painful. So it’s important to find one who understands your particular needs.
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Yes, You Can Garden with RA

You may have to make some accommodations, but you shouldn’t have to give up digging in the dirt. Follow these simple tips.
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