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 Yvonne (Guest Writer) - My name is Yvonne, and I suffer from migraines. When I was 15, I had my first migraine. I don’t know what triggered it. I just remember that I was home, with my siblings, playing and watching TV. Everything was fine and dandy until, all of a sudden, I had … Continue reading This is My Story