Chronic Coping

Living with a chronic illness can have any number of emotional effects, especially if you have an illness that medical providers and specialists are not able to explain. I have heard countless stories over the years of people who have experienced some kind of disregard from what I'll call the medical establishment. There are individual … Continue reading Chronic Coping

Giving Overload

Melody Beattie in her book, The New Codependency says that some of the traits that people call codependent are not inherently bad. It’s okay to help people, in fact, helping people can be rewarding and meaningful. Doing people favors is a great thing, it builds relationships. Caregiving can help us to feel needed, it can … Continue reading Giving Overload