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Should You Join a Support Group?

If you’re living with anxiety, joining a support group can sound extremely daunting. But the benefits outweigh the disadvantages, and they can really make an impact on your recovery.

By Eileen Bailey

Feeling Sexy When You're Hurting

Let’s be honest, feeling sexy in the traditional sense of done-up hair, makeup, and sexy lingerie is most likely a low priority when your body is in pain. Reassess what “sexy” means with a chronic illness by adapting these five tips.

By Cathy Kramer

Why Don't They Understand What I Am Going Through?

The things that family, friends, and coworkers can say that are hurtful, and leave us wondering how they don’t understand.

By Cathy Kramer

Judgemental Comments Hurt: Not All RA Is The Same

Just because you can walk, run, or have children, doesn’t mean your RA is obsolete. Everyone with RA is welcome in this community, no matter the severity.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Why Your Friendship Means So Much To Me

Living with RA has its challenges – but friendship genuinely helps.

By Emil DeAndreis

Proactive Ways to get Involved in the Eczema Community

Want more friends that also are living with eczema? Connect with others easily with these tips?

By Ashley Wall

Ultimate Gift Guide for Your Yogi Friend

Do you know someone who is really into yoga, but are unsure of what to get them? Here are some great gift ideas.

By Amanda Page

The Cost of Hiding Migraine

Here’s why trying to keep your Migraines a secret only perpetuates the stigma surrounding the disease.

By Tammy Rome

The Migraine Social Life

Having a vibrant social life can be challenging when you have Migraine. Here’s how to maintain long-standing relationships, and make new ones.

By Tammy Rome

5 Meaningful Ways to Support Cancer Patients

When Traver Hutchins was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2008, people were eager to help. Anyone who has ever had a family member, friend, or acquaintance diagnosed with cancer knows this feeling: the overwhelming desire to somehow show you care. ...

By Lara DeSanto