Daisy Swaffer

Why I Use Spoon Theory to Explain Migraine

Watch Daisy Swaffer as she uses Spoon Theory to describe the limitations of chronic migraine.

51 Mindfulness or Mental Wellbeing Patient Stories

How Lockdown has Impacted my Mental Health
4 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

How Lockdown has Impacted my Mental Health

Combatting Asthma Stereotypes
7 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

Combatting Asthma Stereotypes

Navigating ‘Toxic Positivity’ with Chronic Illness
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

Navigating ‘Toxic Positivity’ with Chronic Illness

5 Physical Symptoms of Mental Illness
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

5 Physical Symptoms of Mental Illness

4 Ways COVID-19 Has Improved My Mental Outlook
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Ways COVID-19 Has Improved My Mental Outlook

Video: Mental Health Tips for Self-Isolation
2 mins 11 secs
video

Video: Mental Health Tips for Self-Isolation

Reclaiming My Body after Cancer
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Reclaiming My Body after Cancer

What I Hope the World Remembers After COVID-19
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

What I Hope the World Remembers After COVID-19

Making It Through A Crisis, One Day At A Time
6 mins
article

Making It Through A Crisis, One Day At A Time

Managing the Current Coronavirus Situation with Anxiety
3 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Managing the Current Coronavirus Situation with Anxiety

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD
5 mins
article
Barbara Moore

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD

5 Things Cancer Taught Me about Self-Isolation
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

5 Things Cancer Taught Me about Self-Isolation

4 Ways Caregivers Can Adapt to the ‘New Normal’ of COVID-19
4 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Ways Caregivers Can Adapt to the ‘New Normal’ of COVID-19

5 Ways to Look after Your Mental Health during Social Isolation
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander

5 Ways to Look after Your Mental Health during Social Isolation

How Living with MS Prepared me for Self-Isolation
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

How Living with MS Prepared me for Self-Isolation

COVID-19: Managing your Asthma Symptoms
1 min
article

COVID-19: Managing your Asthma Symptoms

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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