Practical Life Advice for Those Living with Chronic Conditions
From stress management relaxation techniques to guidance on living with chronic disease, take control of your health and wellness with helpful life tips, true stories, and insightful journaling prompts from someone who’s been there.
Chronic disease and pain doesn’t need to leave you stressed and depressed. Chronic illnesses come with unique types of stress. In Chronic Resilience, certified life coach and speaker Danea Horn, who suffers from chronic kidney disease, infertility, and other demanding health challenges due to a birth disorder called VACTERL Association, offers techniques and tools to help you rebound from the pressures of having a body that's doing things you wish you could control.
Chronic Resilience provides a complete self-help blueprint for managing the difficulties chronic illness presents. Each chapter contains highlights of interviews with women dealing with chronic conditions ranging from cancer to organ transplant, Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), MS, Cushing's disease, diabetes, and others. Plus, find helpful life advice on how to:
- Stop pushing yourself so hard
- Use research to empower—not frighten—yourself
- Let yourself be pissed
- Train your troops in how to care for you
- Cultivate focus and flexibility
- Find things to be grateful for
- Focus on what you can do, not what you can't
Readers who have tried out the healing guidance in books like Back in Control, Dancing with Elephants, and Dean Ornish and Anne Ornish’s Undo It! will appreciate the honest, real advice on how to thrive alongside your chronic illness in Chronic Resilience.