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how to sleep with anxiety Health More 

How to Sleep with Anxiety

Anxiety patients are increasing day by day as more awareness is being spread regarding the subject. It’s alright to have anxiety; there are ways to deal with it that will help you get rid of it. But the real problem starts when anxiety starts to affect your health. It usually begins with unhealthy sleeping patterns which further disrupt your eating habits. How to Improve Your Sleep and Manage Anxiety It’s important to take notice of one’s unhealthy sleeping routine when it starts and take immediate action before anxiety takes over…

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through sickness and health More Parenting/Relationships Relationships 

Through Sickness & Health: A Letter to my Love

My Love, Oh, how the times have changed over the years. I’m sure you ask anyone who knew us 14 years ago and they would tell you how wild, crazy, and free we were. That we had a passion that both of us didn’t understand. We had a soul connection that wouldn’t break, a fire that couldn’t be dampered. But, those are all the things that haven’t changed over the years. After celebrating our recent anniversary, I have taken time to really look back on our life. It’s been 4…

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work stress lupus Guest Post Health More 

Work Stress: The Silent Killer And The Self-Solution

Guest Post from Matthew Adams of MatthewAdams.com.  Matt Adams is a Work Stress and Work Anxiety Expert, Health-Hacker, Keynote Speaker, Stress Management Trainer and Consultant. Work stress is one of the most debilitating mental health conditions in the modern world. If you’ve ever dealt with work related stress, even for a short period, you know how it can disrupt not just your work, but also your overall health and personal life. But is a large workload really the cause? And more importantly, how can you overcome stress? As a result of my own…

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Diane Talbert Psoriasis fibromyalgia Inspiration More 

One More Diagnosis Doesn’t Change Who I Am

Guest post by Diane Talbert. Diane is a Blogger, Speaker, and Patient Advocate at Power Beyond Psoriasis.  She is an inspirational fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis warrior.  Read below for her inspirational story. If you’re living in pain everyday that’s not concentrated on just one knee or one elbow, it would undeniably be very hard to realize that your pain is changing. Whereas my joints were always painful and swollen, I noticed one evening that my muscles were also aching. And how strange that was, because I hadn’t done any vigorous…

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Lupus Fatigue and Lupus Malaise Health More 

Lupus Fatigue & Lupus Malaise

Do you ever have days where you just can’t seem to make it out of bed?  I’m talking about lupus fatigue and lupus malaise.  You know, the days where your body has just given up and mentally you can not even process a simple conversation.  I find myself zoning out often, as if my brain is ‘too tired’ to even comprehend something someone is saying.  I HATE days like that. A total of 53–80% of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients identify fatigue as one of their primary symptoms. – Source: Int J Clin…

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Work from home jobs hiring during covid-19 Lupus and Covid-19 More Work from Home 

Remote Jobs Hiring During Covid-19 Pandemic

With astounding statistics of over 6 million Americans applying for unemployment benefits throughout the last few weeks, I have been messaged a few times about companies that are currently hiring remote works during the Covid-19 pandemic.  I decided that I would create an updated list for those who are looking for remote jobs hiring during the Covid-19 pandemic.  If you know of any other companies hiring work from home employees, please comment below or email me at info@lupuslyfe.com and I will update this list. Williams-Sonoma: Work from Home Call Center…

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lupus and coronavirus Inspiration Lupus and Covid-19 More Parenting/Relationships 

An Open Letter to my Healthy Friends During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To my healthy friends, I felt the need to write this post today to really document the state of the new reality we are living in for those who may not be to this point yet.  Within the last few weeks, things have changed drastically in Ohio and many other parts of America and the world.   I will be honest, I feel like most people probably thought I was frantic and overreacting when the first talk of coronavirus made the news.  Yet, as someone with a chronic illness and who…

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lupus friendly jobs More Work from Home 

Lupus Friendly Jobs

4-24 update: Check out these companies hiring remote workers during Covid-19. When it comes to looking for lupus friendly jobs, I think it is important to note that it will vary on what job may be good for you and what may be good for another lupie.  As lupus symptoms vary person to person, you may feel inclined to work certain positions like a chat support job instead of a call center job.  The good news is there are many lupus friendly jobs out there and you are apt to…

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Lupus & Cold Sores Health More 

Lupus and Cold Sores

You hear a lot about lupus mouth sores and nose sores, but what about lupus and cold sores?  For many years, I would get a cold sore in the exact same place on my top lip.  I never really paid attention to when I would get these until I was diagnosed with lupus.  When I am experiencing a bad flare, these lupus cold sores always make a nice and dramatic entrance on my face. So there was definitely no surprise when I had a cold sore pop up with this…

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lupus and weighted blankets Health More 

Lupus and Weighted Blankets

Looking to Buy a Weighted Blanket for Lupus? If you suffer from lupus, you probably understand the pain that many of us suffer from daily.  Even though we are so completely fatigued throughout the day, there are many nights that we may lay awake from insomnia or painsomnia.  A decent night’s sleep can really determine what kind of day we will have in the morning. So naturally, I got a spark of interest when I begin to hear the rave reviews from friends and family members that have tried weighted…

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