Monday, September 01, 2014

How to Advocate for Yourself

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In health communities such as RA, you often hear people speaking about advocating for yourself.  Patients may not reduce pain levels through self-advocacy, but it is nonetheless important to stand up for your rights, freedoms, interests, and passions.  Make sure that you advocate for yourself in the workplace, the doctor's office, with friends, or in your marriage. 

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RA can be a gift.    When I say that, people usually look at me as if I've grown another head. How can a chronic autoimmune disease that frequently and randomly takes over a person’s life be a positive thing? But the truth is RA doesn't just take, it also can give. And one of its gifts is that it can provide you with an opportunity…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, posted Cast Your Vote in the #LiveBold… For the last four weeks, people with chronic or serious health conditions have…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Advocating for RA from Small to Big Terrific post, Leslie. Thank you so much for sparking ideas. Every year, I see more…

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