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How to Keep Your Head on Straight When You're a Woman Who’s Living With Chronic Illness

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13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don't Do book cover.
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Drop the Comparisons


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Forget Perfection


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Vulnerability Does Not Equal Weakness


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Stop Self-doubting


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Don't Overthink Everything


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Act Brave—Fake It 'til You Make It


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Go Ahead, Break the Rules


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Squash the Negativity


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Block out Unwanted Advice


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Don't Play the Self-blame Game


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Speak up


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Welcome a New You


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It's Okay to Have a Win


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Going Forward


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.

Mary Shomon's Books: https://www.mary-shomon.com/books Websites: http://www.Mary-Shomon.com https://www.ladadiabetesguide.com/