The Ultimate Reading Guide for Coping with the Coronavirus Crisis | The Health Sessions

The Ultimate Reading Guide for Coping with the Coronavirus Crisis

Never before have I written an article about current events. The Health Sessions is a resource with timeless advice on how to live a good life with chronic illness and get one step closer to your own definition of recovery.

But now that the global pandemic of the coronavirus affects hundreds of millions of lives – including those with pre-existing health problems – I want to contribute with what I do best: sharing tips to help you get through this crisis.

That’s why I’m giving away The Bored and Sick Guide for free when you sign up for the weekly health sessions. You get 130 low-energy ideas to entertain yourself at home and beat the boredom!

What’s more, I’ve rounded up coping strategies, positive distraction and practical tips to deal with social distancing and self-isolation. Here’s your ultimate reading guide for coping with the coronavirus crisis – chronically ill or not. 

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12 Sleep Apnea Exercises and Lifestyle Changes for a Healthier and Happier You | The Health Sessions

12 Sleep Apnea Exercises and Lifestyle Changes for a Healthier and Happier You

This article is written by Brittany Ashbury. 

Does loud snoring make you feel exhausted throughout the day? You should not ignore heavy or loud snoring, as this can sometimes mean a more serious underlying problem.

Excessive grunts and snorts in the evening can be a sign of sleep apnea, particularly if the snoring is complemented with interrupted breathing that seems like choking or gasping. This condition not only disturbs a good night’s rest, but it can also mean serious health conditions such as heart ailments, depression, pulmonary diseases, and hypertension among others.

Today, we will discuss what sleep apnea is, its causes and symptoms, and sleep apnea exercises you can do to prevent or manage it.

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12 Illuminating Quotes to Shine Light in the Darkness | The Health Sessions

12 Illuminating Quotes to Shine Light in the Darkness

Throughout history, the sun, the moon and the stars have inspired many writers. Not only do these solar and lunar bodies shape our days, they also make perfect poetic analogies for going through tough times.

Because when you are in a dark place, literally and figuratively, you cling to every ray of light.

Darkness in itself isn’t bad. Without it, we wouldn’t appreciate the light. And what’s more, darkness can even have surprising upsides. In the literal sense, we need the night to recharge. But also emotional dark times help us reflect on what’s important, make you appreciate life and encourage spiritual growth.

In the end, it’s all about balance.

Take a look at these 12 illuminating quotes to shine light in the darkness. 

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How to Handle Fibromyalgia Pain at the Workplace – 5 Tips You Must Know | The Health Sessions

How to Handle Fibromyalgia Pain at the Workplace – 5 Tips You Must Know

This article is written by Kunal Patel. 

Fibromyalgia is a condition where pain and fatigue are constant companions. This can make it really difficult to work in the office. However, it is not impossible.

Making a few changes at the workplace can help in reducing fibromyalgia pain in hands and fingers, shoulders, neck, knees and back. Here are 5 adjustments you can make to help you cope with fibromyalgia during work hours. 

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How to Prepare for Pregnancy When You Have Pre-Existing Health Problems | The Health Sessions

How to Prepare for Pregnancy When You Have Pre-Existing Health Problems

This article is written by Fay Irungu. Before planning to become pregnant, women should take certain steps to help reduce any risk to you and your unborn baby. Ideally, you want to be in proper health before becoming pregnant. But when you have a chronic illness, how can you successfully prepare for pregnancy despite your pre-existing … Read more >