Latest by Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

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8 Baby Steps to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Don't let the unpredictability of rheumatoid arthritis stop you from working toward your goals. Start with these baby steps and celebrate the small wins.

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Give the Gift of Great Experiences

Sometimes a great experience is the best gift you can give to someone you love who lives with a chronic illness.

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How to Learn Your Family's Health History

Get tips for talking to your parents and grandparents about important health issues that occurred across the generations.

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10 Non-Tech Ways to Manage RA

Maybe you’re not tech savvy, or maybe you just want a break from technology for managing your RA. We’ve got you covered with these non-tech tips.

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New Rules for Living with RA

When you’re diagnosed with a chronic illness like RA, everything changes, and all the rules of life go out the window. Here's how to adapt.

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Buying A Car When You Have RA

If you're shopping for a car that will be more comfortable with rheumatoid arthritis, use this car buying checklist to find one that suits your needs.

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Thrifty Home Fitness Tips for RA

Staying fit with rheumatoid arthritis doesn't require expensive classes or gym memberships. Try these easy, budget-friendly ways to stay fit from home.

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Optimism is Good for You and Your RA

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, a positive mindset can actually make you physically stronger. Learn more about the health benefits of optimism.

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Will Your Body to Science for RA Research

Here's how you can help build knowledge about rheumatoid arthritis by planning to donate your body (or parts of it) to science after you die.

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Create a Soothing Home Environment for RA

When you live with rheumatoid arthritis, it's important to create a soothing environment to avoid negativity and encourage healing. Here's how.