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.

70 Mental Health Patient Stories

How a Bathing Ritual Can Help You De-Stress with MS
6 mins
article
Birgit Bauer

How a Bathing Ritual Can Help You De-Stress with MS

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?
7 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?

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

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked
9 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

How I Use Self-Care with MS to Stave off Bouts of Depression
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

How I Use Self-Care with MS to Stave off Bouts of Depression

"Like a Sledgehammer to the Gut": Recognising Panic Attacks
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

"Like a Sledgehammer to the Gut": Recognising Panic Attacks

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

Brain Rebellion: What to Do When Your Mind Works Against You
9 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Brain Rebellion: What to Do When Your Mind Works Against You

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?

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell

Finding Support to Manage Depression at Work
5 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Finding Support to Manage Depression at Work

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health
6 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health

Can Dogs Help with Stress and Anxiety?
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Can Dogs Help with Stress and Anxiety?

Self-Kindness and Anxiety: Fake it ‘til You Make it
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Self-Kindness and Anxiety: Fake it ‘til You Make it

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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