Alice-May Purkiss

Can Telling Our Story Help with Cancer Trauma?

Alice-May Purkiss explores the power of storytelling, and how stories helped with processing trauma after a cancer diagnosis.

14 Stress Patient Stories

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?

How Heart Failure Prepared Me for a Pandemic
6 mins
article
Rob Obey

How Heart Failure Prepared Me for a Pandemic

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger
5 mins
article
Susanne White

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger

Me, My Mum, and Migraine
6 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Me, My Mum, and Migraine

Brain Fog: A Frustrating Symptom of Fibromyalgia
3 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Brain Fog: A Frustrating Symptom of Fibromyalgia

3 Tips for Living and Coping with Fibromyalgia
4 mins
article
Rob Obey

3 Tips for Living and Coping with Fibromyalgia

How Fibromyalgia Affects My Daily Routine
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

How Fibromyalgia Affects My Daily Routine

The Stress of Moving House with Chronic Migraine
4 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

The Stress of Moving House with Chronic Migraine

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

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name

A New Year Full of Uncertainty with MS
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

A New Year Full of Uncertainty with MS

What a Mental Health Re-Diagnosis Means to Me
4 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

What a Mental Health Re-Diagnosis Means to Me

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

How My Emotions Affect My Asthma Symptoms

5 Surprising Things That Make My Migraine Attacks Worse
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

5 Surprising Things That Make My Migraine Attacks Worse

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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