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Hello All, Welcome to How to be Okay. This is where I will be posting content and resources that I write or have written in the past, to help the community. These could include checklists for traveling and appointments, or my mullings on philosophies, or ways to work through goals and expectations. They are all designed to help you find your beliefs and aid you in every day life. I truly hope that I can help you.

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My Personal Spoonie Hacks

My Personal Spoonie Hacks

These are my personal Top 25 Spoonie Hacks! For those of you who do not know what a ‘spoon’ means should look into ‘Spoon Theory’. Generally, it’s like a recipe, but spoons are symbolizing energy. Do you have enough spoons for the activity you’re thinking of doing? Chronic illness minimizes the amount of spoons you can have on a day, though some days you will have more spoons than normal, or less. It’s all about balancing your use of them. Always…

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Relapse Ruminations and Prevention

Relapse Ruminations and Prevention

I’ve been struggling to write recently. Both due to pain and brain fog. But I want to keep going. So, let’s talk about relapses. (Relapse: to suffer deterioration after a period of improvement.) Now, I’ve relapsed before. It’s terrible. It feels like I finally accomplished something, even if I hold scars from the struggle, and then suddenly… it’s all gone. Then I’m back to tears every moment of every day. When they stop there’s still the pressure behind my eyes…

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Three Things that can Undo You and How to Fight Them

Three Things that can Undo You and How to Fight Them

I believe there are three things that can undo all your work. Or hold you back, no matter how much work you put into your recovery. I believe them to be sins. Not sins against a deity, but rather sins against yourself. I don’t know a better word for them. I believe there are Three Sins of Life. Self Pity Self Doubt Willful Ignorance They sound harsh, but they hold a lot of people back. And I think they’re particularly…

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