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    I have this thing about shoes

    I once went to a party where people had done their very best to dress up  – and then they all had to take their shoes off. The hostess was wearing an extremely tight and short cocktail dress, but she combined it with scuffs and the overall effect was ridiculous. (Also for the guests in their hole-in-toe socks) If you do your very best to look good during those bedridden or homebound days, don’t forget to choose your shoes carefully. I have summed up the golden rules for spoonie shoes for you here. Continue Reading

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    Invisible Illness: Your life versus my life

    On the surface, your life and mine might not seem that different. We get up, we work, we have lunch. Let me compare an average morning. But this time, I will describe what is really going on. Not just the things you see. I will let you have a look at what goes on beneath the tip of the iceberg and unveil my invisible life.  Continue Reading

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    Chronic disease – the enemy within

    Guest blogger Julia Culen is an internationally renowned professional coach and consultant. She chose this career to reduce the high level of mental suffering she experienced in organizations. Julia helps leaders to create structures which have a fundamentally beneficial impact on people and organizations. She shared her thoughts on chronic disease with us.  Continue Reading

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    How my grandmother would have dealt with chronic disease

    When I was young, I wouldn’t have thought so. Whatever my grandmother told me – it was true. A bright but uneducated daughter of a farmer, she was an ayurvedic healer as well as a specialist in Chinese medicine. My granny was an ecological expert and a resourceful nutritionist. She was a wonderful therapist at the same time. I will tell you what she used to say. Continue Reading

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    Hoobies for Spoonies

    A diagnosis turns your whole life upside down and changes your point of view. It makes adaptations necessary – in many areas. One of the things I wondered about was if the leisure time activities I liked were still alright for me or whether I had to find new ones. Continue Reading

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