What everyone should know about the differences between chronic illness & disability

Demelza Marie
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It’s much easier to look at someone who has an obvious disability and imagine how hard life is for them to manage without being able to see, hear, walk, use their arms, etc. There are massive adaptations that are required for these people to function 'normally' and it takes much more effort than it does the healthy individual. While chronic illness is often less visible, it can sometimes be more disabling in the sense of what the person can accomplish.

What kind of business can you start from home?

Demelza Marie
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If you read last week's post, you may be inspired to look into what kind of business you can do from home but you're unsure of what you could do. If that's you, then I encourage you to watch this video and check out the list below... (and let me know in the comments if you have other ideas too!)

The challenges of disabled & chronically ill workers exposed

Victoria Mack
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With all the energy we spend managing the many symptoms of our various illnesses and disabilities, it’s a miracle that so many of us find the strength to pursue our professional goals, either out of necessity or because we refuse to give up on our dreams. So what exactly is different when you’re a disabled worker rather than able-bodied worker?

A lousy way to treat a vulnerable patient

Rachel Faith Cox
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I would like to see a future where doctors understand that they have a wonderful opportunity to limit the harm their patient’s endure, simply by being nice. I believe that Hippocrates was not only talking about physical harm in his oath “First, do no harm”.

The face behind the book

Joy Kirk
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Do you really know me? The fact is, technology has allowed us to become familiar strangers. Let me explain that a little more. If you were to take my FB posts and describe who I am - you would only be able to describe maybe 10%.