By Dr. Brent Wells (Guest Writer) - If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer with chronic back and neck pain, consider adding some yoga exercises to your routine. Yoga improves your flexibility and reduces tension, which can dramatically reduce sensations of pain when practiced regularly. While many people do yoga as a … Continue reading Simple Yoga Exercises For Back & Neck Pain
By Lisa (Guest Writer) - According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), one-third of Americans are not receiving the recommended seven-plus hours of sleep every night and over seventy different sleep disorders have been diagnosed by doctors. A lack of sleep can lead to serious health concerns like high blood pressure, diabetes, and … Continue reading Can Mindfulness Impact Sleep Quality?
By Kiley (Guest Blogger) - It’s important to mention that I’m writing this at a hockey game. You’ll understand why later, but while I tell you this story I want you to know what I’m currently doing. I was probably in second grade when I started exhibiting textbook signs of depression. I retreated into myself, … Continue reading My Road to Radical Acceptance
By Kristie of HopeVsHeadaches (Guest Blogger) - Hindsight is a wonderful thing, right? When I was in the midst of suffering from chronic migraines it was hard to make sense of it all, but as the pain began to disappear, I was able to reflect on how I broke free. So today I wanted to share … Continue reading 3 Secrets To Becoming Migraine-Free I Wish I Had Known Sooner
By Martin (Guest Writer) - I open my eyes wearily, warily, realising already that this day is lost. Another in a long line of innocent casualties. The dark curtains and black-out blinds don’t quite cut out the harsh light of the outside world as slivers of brightness threaten their assault. I grudgingly attend to my … Continue reading Migraine Flash Fiction
By Lisa of Migraine Magick (Guest Writer) - Let’s change the context around chronic pain. What if you could use your pain as your gain? Maybe pain wouldn’t feel like such a loss of precious time if you could use it to your advantage and heal. Would you prefer to use pain as an asset … Continue reading Re-contextualizing Pain
By Mary Gutierrez (Guest Writer) - “No, you can’t!” “We need you.” “Do your best.” “Not an option.” “You are fired.” I was practicing in my head how I will break the news with my boss. Different scenarios played and I imagined his different facial expressions and responses. I did not want to have to … Continue reading 3 Unexpected Words My Boss Told Me After My Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis
By Iain (Guest Blogger) - Everyone knows, for the most part, about migraines and how bad the symptoms are, but there are various other types of headaches that are just as debilitating. One of the lesser known ones even among the medical community is called New Daily Persistent Headaches, or NDPH for short. NDPH is a … Continue reading New Daily Persistent Headache: My Story