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10 Health Resolutions You Should Have as a Person with Psoriasis

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Hopeful woman with psoriasis.
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Woman gets a massage at a spa.
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Conquer a fear due to psoriasis


Man experiences underarm sweat.
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Find your psoriasis trigger(s)


Risk spelled in blocks.
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Choose one word


Young woman talks to her mentor.
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Get a mentor or be a mentor


Woman blogs on her computer.
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Share your story


Young woman speaks to an audience at a conference.
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Attend the 2017 National Psoriasis Foundation Volunteer Conference


Cyclists compete in a race.
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Volunteer at events dedicated to psoriasis


Person writes a check for donation.
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Donate or raise funds for the National Psoriasis Foundation


New year's resolution list.
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Add or subtract a habit


Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges

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Alisha Bridges has dealt with psoriasis since 7 years old after a bad case of chicken pox triggered her disease to spread on over 90% of her body. For years she hid in shame afraid of what people would think of such a visible disease. She has suffered from depression, anxiety, and panic attacks due to psoriasis.

Years ago Alisha wrote a letter entitled “My Suicide Letter.” The letter was not about actually killing herself but killing parts of her like low self-esteem, fear, and shame so she could truly live to her fullest potential. This proclamation catapulted her into psoriasis and patient advocacy. Following this letter she created a blog entitled Being Me In My Own Skin where she gives intimate details of what it’s like to live with psoriasis.

Alisha is a community ambassador for the National Psoriasis Foundation and has served her community in countless ways to help give a better understanding of what’s it’s like to live with psoriasis. Her life motto is the following: “My purpose is to change the hearts of people by creating empathy and compassion for those the least understood through transparency of self, patient advocacy, and dermatology.”

Alisha is also a Social Ambassador for the Psoriasis HealthCentral Facebook page.