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Why Does Depression Hurt?

For the 100 million U.S. adults suffering from chronic pain, emotional pain frequently follows. Some experts estimate that 50% of people with chronic pain also experience depression. The conditions are tightly entwined. While chronic pain dampens a person’s mood, depression can also lead to pain. But, why does depression hurt in a physical [...]

By | 2018-04-11T14:50:29+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How Adult Coloring Books Can Help Pain Patients

Coloring used to be an activity reserved for small children in elementary grades, but these days adult coloring books are topping bestseller lists and flying off the shelves. Turns out, coloring and adult coloring books may have therapeutic benefits for many different conditions, including anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The [...]

By | 2017-10-09T17:38:31+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

What Is A Spoonie, And How Can The Concept Help You?

Have you heard someone with a chronic illness mention the word "spoonie"? This actually refers to an incredibly important metaphor that allows chronic patients to describe their illness and the challenges they face to another person. It can refer to any individual who suffer from a chronic illness. The term [...]

By | 2017-10-05T14:45:54+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |10 Comments

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