The benefits of regular physical exercise on our mental and physical wellbeing, are well known - it: enhances sleep;protects & improves brain function;develops & maintains bone, muscle, heart & other connective tissues;promotes healthy immune system;reverses obesity & the ill effects that come with it;helps reduce pain and stiffness;helps slow down the aging process. If you … Continue reading Are you exercising regularly? / Fai esercizio fisico in modo abituale?
When we are going through challenging times we often unknowingly (or knowingly) use language that describes our experience in a negative or victim mode. Not surprising you would say – given the circumstances… I tend to agree with you on this one if you do this as a one off. I would call this a … Continue reading Have you noticed the language you use? / Hai notato il linguaggio che usi?
Sometimes... receiving a diagnosis (a label) for your change in health can be a blessing as you have confirmation that what you have/are experiencing is "real". At the very least it is a recognisable health condition. You may be elated to get this diagnosis, finally, there is something you can do, some treatment you can … Continue reading We are all human – Living with a chronic health condition / Siamo tutti umani – Vivere con una condizione di salute cronica
When you are finding life challenging... Sadness can come on quickly, sometimes with little or no warning. It can catch you unaware and you may end up in tears for no apparent reason. This is perfectly normal; it happens to the best of us. It’s called being human! What is important is how we choose … Continue reading Don’t let your morning “blip” derail your day 😊 / Non lasciare che il tuo “blip” mattutino faccia deragliare la tua giornata 😊
Tip #03 & more How do you manage your chronic pain? Managing pain is about managing life so that you are in control, rather than the pain being in control of you. It is about taking responsibility and looking at ways to improve your situation. It is normal at first to believe that you have … Continue reading Managing your chronic pain (3) / Gestisci il tuo dolore cronico (3)
Tip #02 How do you manage your chronic pain? First thing in the morning can be challenging. Trying to get out of bed is an effort and sometimes you may feel that laying in bed may be the only option. But staying in bed is not the solution long-term. Don’t get me wrong sometimes it … Continue reading Managing your chronic pain (2) / Gestisci il tuo dolore cronico (2)