Topic: Coping Strategies
Ten ways for families to cope with CFS and FM.
What are the most important things to remember in coping with chronic illness? Read some answers from fellow patients in this article.
New research shows that people who keep a gratitude journal report fewer symptoms and feel better about their lives.
Guest author Patti Schmidt's strategies for handling relapses.
Two strategies that help when old habits make symptoms worse.
A few minutes a day of record keeping can produce big benefits.
Housekeeping can feel overwhelming if you have a serious illness. Here's how one patient transformed clutter into order.
CFS patient JoWynn Johns describes how she found blessings in solitude.
How to develop an individualized self-management plan. (From the series 10 Keys to Successful Coping.)
One way to improve quality of life is by having a NOT TO DO list, suggests guest author Eunice Beck.
Understand and take control over setbacks using these two worksheets.
Science has shown a link between attitude and health. Here's how a change in attitude can help you feel better.
Having your own rules for managing illness can guide you forward and bring clarity in times of confusion.
How to use daily and weekly schedules to bring stability to your life.
The secret to improving with CFS and FM? Think small.