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 6

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

How to Survive Christmas with Social Anxiety

What Caregiving Taught me About Holiday Magic
3 mins
article
Susanne White

What Caregiving Taught me About Holiday Magic

Finding Community Outside of Your Health Condition
2 mins
article
Olivia Fulton

Finding Community Outside of Your Health Condition

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

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

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

My Migraine Story Is 6 Words Long
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

My Migraine Story Is 6 Words Long

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)

Maintaining Work-Life Balance with Severe Asthma
3 mins
article
Olivia Fulton

Maintaining Work-Life Balance with Severe Asthma

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 Feedback Loop?
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Social Media and Anxiety: A Feedback 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

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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