Birgit Bauer

6 Tips to Manage the Winter Blues

For many, winter can be a depressing time. Here are some tips to combat the blues.

People like you, talking about their experience with anxiety.

Living with Anxiety: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage anxiety and other mental health challenges. Each story gives a first-person account of living with anxiety, with tips for finding the right support and coping with daily triggers. 

15 Anxiety Patient Stories

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak

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

3 Easy Ways to Combat Airplane Anxiety
5 mins
article
Claire Eastham

3 Easy Ways to Combat Airplane Anxiety

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked
9 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

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

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things

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

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?

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

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

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

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health

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

Opening Up about Mental Health and Psychotherapy
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Opening Up about Mental Health and Psychotherapy

How a Scary Movie Helped Me Manage My Anxiety
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

How a Scary Movie Helped Me Manage My Anxiety

Making It Through A Crisis, One Day At A Time
6 mins
article
Jeff Breece

Making It Through A Crisis, One Day At A Time

Managing the Current Coronavirus Situation with Anxiety
3 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Managing the Current Coronavirus Situation with Anxiety

COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health
1 min
article

COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health

How to Navigate Toxic Relationships with Depression
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

How to Navigate Toxic Relationships with Depression

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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