Strength of Surviving: The Importance of Acknowledging Your Own Strength in the Face of Chronic Illness Adversity

Strength of Surviving: The Importance of Acknowledging Your Own Strength in the Face of Chronic Illness Adversity

Awareness, Chronic Illness, Fibromyalgia, Tips
Getting through adversity with endurance and determination is a trademark characteristic of every single person living with chronic illness. This is the strength of survivors. The coronavirus pandemic especially hard on those of us who are sick already but I hold on to the fact each of us is stronger and more resilient than we give our selves credit for, and these inner resources will help carry us through this time.But to acknowledge you own strength, you have to know what it really means. Think about it… what does it actually mean to be strong? What is strength? Strength is often described in terms of a fight for control – pictured as a physically tough warrior doing battle against the forces of opposition (Kabat-Zinn). In terms of life with chronic…
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