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10 Things People With Dementia Wish Their Caregivers Knew

Ever wish you could peer inside the brain of your loved one with dementia? Carol Bradley Bursack helps caregivers understand the thoughts of those with dementia.

By The Candid Caregiver

When ‘Thriver’s Guilt’ Sets in After Chronic Illness

What do you do when you’re finally healthy but your friends are still sick? Where do you fit in the community? Jackie shares how going into remission with ulcerative colitis changed her relationships.

By Jackie Zimmerman

How to Explain Endometriosis to Your Partner

Explaining endometriosis, a chronic pain condition of a woman’s reproductive system, to your partner can be daunting. Learn how one woman did it and get her three main tips for starting the conversation.

By Julie Ryan

When to Break Up With Your Therapist

How healthy is your relationship with your therapist? Is it time to split up? Find out when and why breaking up is the right thing to do.

By Lara DeSanto

Anxiety Over Not Being Perfect: Why Some of Us Crave Perfection

"You are not perfect. Get over it" is the message I tell myself when I am stressed out over not being superwoman. Yet as much as I tell myself this truth I still fail to embrace the concept fully. It is this trait, the desire for perfectio...

By Merely Me

Anxious Personalities: Which Type are You?

Although everyone feels anxious to some extent, there are some personalities which seem more prone to feeling stress and anxiety. I am going to list some of the traits and mindsets of some of the different types of anxious personalities.

By Merely Me

Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety, although most do not die from the disease.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Social-Savvy Seniors: Older Adults Reduce Depression Risk With Social Media

Using social media like Facebook and Twitter can help seniors counteract the depression risk that comes with pain from chronic conditions or other ailments.

By Lara DeSanto

Virtual Reality Can Make You More Compassionate, Study Shows

Individuals who participated in a VR experience saw what it would be like to lose their homes and jobs, and therefore developed longer-lasting compassion toward homeless people.

By Lara DeSanto

Are Loneliness and Diabetes Linked?

Diabetes can make you feel lonely or isolated. Learn about the connection between chronic illness and loneliness and what you can do to combat it.

By Lisa Fields