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Category Archives: Self-Esteem
As you may already know, Fibromyalgia Awareness Day is coming up this Sunday. Consider participating in local events, if possible: recognizing that you aren’t alone can help you manage your fibromyalgia with grace and dignity. We’re all in this together.
Remember to love yourself. It won’t solve every problem and it won’t cure your fibromyalgia, but it’s a good start.
As the United States celebrates Thanksgiving, let’s step away from holiday responsibilities and opportunities for a few moments to talk about gratitude. Many of us find it difficult to be thankful about any aspects of living with fibromyalgia. Our shared … Continue reading
On Friday we talked at great length about the importance of developing a comprehensive plan for the holiday season. Today we’re going to focus on how planning for the holidays can help you manage your energy budget. Why is this … Continue reading
Falling temperatures don’t just signal winter’s approach: many of us find that cold weather exacerbates our fibromyalgia symptoms, increasing our levels of fatigue and pain. Moreover, the dangers posed by sleet, ice, and snow conspire to keep fibromites indoors during … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, we talked about shopping our closets: cleaning and reorganizing our clothing to find what best fits and flatters our bodies. Then we discussed how our clothing conveys messages about us, both to others and to ourselves. … Continue reading