Claire Eastham

5 Ways to Escape the Toxic Misery of Perfectionism

Striving for excellence and demanding perfection are very different things. Claire Eastham shares how she broke out of perfectionism’s toxic cycle.

66 Family Life Patient Stories

Facing Anger and Uncertainty as a Young Caregiver
7 mins
article

Facing Anger and Uncertainty as a Young Caregiver

Dear Me: You'll Be Okay, Despite Chronic Pain
3 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Dear Me: You'll Be Okay, Despite Chronic Pain

How to Make Caregiving Easier For You and Your Loved One
10 mins
article
Rob Obey

How to Make Caregiving Easier For You and Your Loved One

Don't Sugar-coat MS: Keep Your Kids in the Loop
3 mins
article
Kat Naish

Don't Sugar-coat MS: Keep Your Kids in the Loop

How To Support Someone With Migraine
3 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

How To Support Someone With Migraine

WRAP: What it is and the Role it Can Have in Recovery
6 mins
article
Megan Potts

WRAP: What it is and the Role it Can Have in Recovery

Why Asthma Has More Links to Emotion than You Think
4 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

Why Asthma Has More Links to Emotion than You Think

When Caregivers also Have a Chronic Illness
6 mins
article
Trishna Bharadia

When Caregivers also Have a Chronic Illness

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked
9 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD

4 Ideal Ways to Support a Loved One with Fibromyalgia
6 mins
article
Rob Obey

4 Ideal Ways to Support a Loved One with Fibromyalgia

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure
7 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The Caregiver's Stress Triad: Fear, Fatigue, and Failure

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health
7 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?

Migraine and Your Mental Health
42 mins 2 secs
podcast

Migraine and Your Mental Health

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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