Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.Patient Advocate
Marianna Paulson is known as AuntieStress. On her website, you’ll find links to her two award-winning blogs, Auntie Stress Café and 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
Latest by Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.
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You’ve heard of “pregnancy brain” and “baby brain,” but did you know that “RA-brain” is a thing, too? These tips can help you overcome RA brain fog.
Sometimes a great experience is the best gift you can give to someone you love who lives with a chronic illness.
Get tips for talking to your parents and grandparents about important health issues that occurred across the generations.