Claire Eastham

How to Manage Intrusive Thoughts

It’s common to experience intrusive thoughts when you live with anxiety. Discover Claire Eastham’s top tips for breaking away from this vicious cycle.

33 Relationships & Social Patient Stories

10 Ways to Help a Loved One with Chronic Illness
4 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

10 Ways to Help a Loved One with Chronic Illness

How to Survive Christmas with Social Anxiety
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

How to Survive Christmas with Social Anxiety

Finding Community Outside of Your Condition
2 mins
article
Olivia Fulton

Finding Community Outside of Your Condition

What My MS Diagnosis Taught Me About Friendship
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

What My MS Diagnosis Taught Me About Friendship

6 Tips for Dating with Social Anxiety
5 mins
article
Claire Eastham

6 Tips for Dating with Social Anxiety

When Migraine Ruins Your Special Plans
6 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

When Migraine Ruins Your Special Plans

How My Emotions Affect My Asthma Symptoms
4 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

How My Emotions Affect My Asthma Symptoms

6 Ways to Support Your Depressed Partner
3 mins
article
Kat Naish

6 Ways to Support Your Depressed Partner

5 Tips to Support Your Loved One with MS
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

5 Tips to Support Your Loved One with MS

How to ‘Come Out’ to a Loved One About Your Anxiety
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

How to ‘Come Out’ to a Loved One About Your Anxiety

7 Things You Shouldn’t Say to People with Mental Health Issues (and 5 Things You Should)
5 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

7 Things You Shouldn’t Say to People with Mental Health Issues (and 5 Things You Should)

Making Connections: 5 Tips On Choosing Friends With MS
3 mins
article
Trishna Bharadia

Making Connections: 5 Tips On Choosing Friends With MS

Social Media and Anxiety: A Feeback Loop?
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Social Media and Anxiety: A Feeback Loop?

Maintaining Friendships with Chronic Migraine
6 mins
article
Daisy Swaffer

Maintaining Friendships with Chronic Migraine

Holding Space and the Art of Listening: 4 Habits of Good Listeners
3 mins
article
Kat Naish

Holding Space and the Art of Listening: 4 Habits of Good Listeners

Vertigo and MS: When the Earth Moves Under Your Feet
4 mins
article
Willeke van Eeckhoutte

Vertigo and MS: When the Earth Moves Under Your Feet

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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