4 Hacks to Getting What You Need – For Chronic Pain Couples

4 Hacks to Getting What You Need – For Chronic Pain Couples

When couples decide to fight an illness and pain together, there is a powerful strengthening of their relationship and the road to recovery seems less daunting as they face it united. Learn top tips to discuss your needs and draw closer to your partner.

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Achieve Your Goals Despite Chronic Pain

Achieve Your Goals Despite Chronic Pain

What are your goals for the next 12 months? Don’t think big goals and achievements are out of reach because of chronic illness and pain. We recently opened our second health clinic but it took a lot of reprioritisation and rest to make it happen. Read our top tips for achieving your goals despite pain.

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Plan Like a Pro – with Chronic Illness

Plan Like a Pro – with Chronic Illness

There was a time when a sudden change in plans was rare and exciting for us. Experiencing a change in plans due to chronic illness and pain is stressful and not at all exciting. Follow our tips and you can feel optimistic, not overstretched and content with the plans you make and the goals you set and achieve.

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How to Travel with Chronic Pain and not be Disappointed

How to Travel with Chronic Pain and not be Disappointed

Surely there’s a medication that can give you a few weeks pain free? After all, a holiday isn’t cheap! Your unremarkable circumstances living with chronic pain doesn’t mean you deserve an unremarkable vacation!

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Partner with Painsomnia? 10 Things you Should Know.

Partner with Painsomnia? 10 Things you Should Know.

Painsomnia. Slang term to describe insomnia due to pain. It is the lack of sleep or inability to obtain sufficient sleep due to physical suffering or distress.

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The Ultimate Guide to Working with Chronic Pain

The Ultimate Guide to Working with Chronic Pain

Building a career is one of the hardest parts of living with chronic illness and pain. Sometimes we need to choose our health or our career unless you can be a bit creative!

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Our 10 Favourite Chronic Pain Blogs You Should Follow

Our 10 Favourite Chronic Pain Blogs You Should Follow

Save your energy and start your search for support with our top ten chronic pain blogs.

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Top Tips for Communicating with Your Partner About Pain

Top Tips for Communicating with Your Partner About Pain

Good communication is essential for all healthy, lasting and passionate relationships. For chronic pain couples, that means we also need to be good at talking about pain.

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The Essential Date for Couples Dealing with Chronic Pain

The Essential Date for Couples Dealing with Chronic Pain

One day, determined to get to work despite unbearable pain, I blacked out in the shower. Luckily Johann was home to call the ambulance and explain to the doctors what was happening.

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Our Big Secret: What You Don’t Know That We Wish You Did

Our Big Secret: What You Don’t Know That We Wish You Did

Johann, my husband, found a park not too far away and quickly turned his attention to me. “Recline your seat, we won’t waste a minute when we get back to the car,” he said as he put his hand on mine. I had spent extra time getting ready that night so it felt good to hear Johann say that.

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