Not just surviving the holidays: Part 2

Following on from Not just surviving the holidays: Part 1, in this post we discuss some more challenges people with hypermobility can face during the holidays and some suggestions on how we might [...]

Not just surviving the holidays: Part 1

For a lot of people, the holidays are a really exciting time. There are cookies and chocolate, hot cocoa, Santa, presents, shopping and family time. Those exact same things can be the most [...]

7 ways to crisis-proof the holidays with hypermobility

This time of year can be stressful, as well as exciting and joyful. To keep the stress to a minimum we’ve come up with 7 ways to crisis-proof the holidays with hypermobility. 1. [...]

Go see your doctor when you’re well

What a novel idea! Go see your doctor when you’re well? Why would you do that? We usually only go to the doctors when something is wrong. Makes sense, right? I mean they’re there to [...]

Getting Your Daily Dose of Movement

What’s one of the ways your ‘Daily Dose of Movement’ can help you? Exercise is beneficial for management and prevention of acute and chronic mental illness. It is a fantastic part of your tool [...]

My Service Dog; My Lifeline

Service dog. What flashes in your mind when hearing those words? A blind man with a vision dog, a veteran who is an amputee? While these are two valid types of work of service dogs, there are [...]

Caring for the most important part of you!

Caring for the most important part of you (your mental health) while simultaneously managing an unpredictable physical condition is nothing short of… complicated! I have a million other words I [...]

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