By date in reverse chronological order.
Strong emotions are normal reactions to chronic illness. Self-help strategies can help you manage them.
Six strategies for increasing support and staying connected.
Seven techniques for stress reduction, plus strategies for avoiding stress. (From the series "Ten Keys to Successful Coping: 2005.")
How to reduce the frequency and severity of setbacks.
Pacing provides a way to gain control of chronic illness rather than being at the mercy of symptoms.
Living inside the Energy Envelope offers an alternative to the cycle of push and crash.
How to use problem-solving, record keeping and short-term goal setting.
How to develop an individualized self-management plan. (From the series 10 Keys to Successful Coping.)
There is power in the paradoxical combination of acceptance that life has changed and the conviction that it can be made better.
There are many things you can do to help yourself, even when you have an illness with no cure. (First in a series.)
Coping strategies that fellow patients find helpful. (Second article on topic.)
One person's techniques for reducing the severity and frequency of relapses.
Preventing symptoms and bringing predictability to life through daily, scheduled rests.
How one person used pacing to gain control over symptoms and bring stability to life.
Bruce Campbell used lifestyle change to produce a steady improvement in quality of life and eventually recovery.
Step-by-step instruction for five relaxation procedures.
Moving beyond loss to build a new life.
Grieving can help you work through the losses resulting from illness.
Developing a support network is an antidote to the frustrations and isolation of chronic illness.
Serious illness strains relationships. This article and the next one discuss strategies for responding positively.