Laura McKee

The Impact of Ableist Language on People with Disabilities

"Accidental ableism" is still harmful. Laura McKee explores some of the ableist language and behaviours she encounters regularly.

122 Relationships & Social Patient Stories - Page 4

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name
3 mins
article
Susanne White

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name

Not on the Hunt: Dating, MS and Me
4 mins
article
Willeke van Eeckhoutte

Not on the Hunt: Dating, MS and Me

How Living with a Chronic Health Condition Prepared Me for Lockdown
3 mins
article
Kat Naish

How Living with a Chronic Health Condition Prepared Me for Lockdown

Caregiving and Friendships: A Lonely Love
6 mins
article
Teena Gates

Caregiving and Friendships: A Lonely Love

4 Tips for Surviving Christmas with MS
5 mins
article
Kat Naish

4 Tips for Surviving Christmas with MS

3 Ways to Deal with Relationship Anxiety
4 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

3 Ways to Deal with Relationship Anxiety

4 Ways to Nurture Relationships after a Cancer Diagnosis
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

4 Ways to Nurture Relationships after a Cancer Diagnosis

 How the Pandemic Fuels My Compulsive Social Media Usage
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How the Pandemic Fuels My Compulsive Social Media Usage

5 Ways to Get Your Migraines Taken Seriously
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

5 Ways to Get Your Migraines Taken Seriously

Losing (and Finding) Friendships with Chronic Migraine
4 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Losing (and Finding) Friendships with Chronic Migraine

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

Navigating ‘Toxic Positivity’ with Chronic Illness

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent
12 mins
article
Laura McKee

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent

4 Breakthroughs I Had During a Global Crisis
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Breakthroughs I Had During a Global Crisis

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

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD

5 Ways to Distract Yourself in Difficult Times
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

5 Ways to Distract Yourself in Difficult Times

6 Ways to Cope When Illness Confines You Indoors
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

6 Ways to Cope When Illness Confines You Indoors

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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