Laura McKee

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

When a parent becomes ill or is ill long-term, we wonder how it affects our children. Are they okay as they say they are? How much should we tell them? Laura McKee talks about her family’s strategies for coping and communication.

78 Mindfulness or Mental Wellbeing Patient Stories

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

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

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?

5 Tips for Better Asthma Control
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

5 Tips for Better Asthma Control

Cancer, Telling It Like It Is, and Marrying Jon Hamm
48 mins 46 secs
podcast

Cancer, Telling It Like It Is, and Marrying Jon Hamm

PCPs are Human Too: When Doctors Get Cancer
51 mins 23 secs
podcast

PCPs are Human Too: When Doctors Get Cancer

Life Beyond Cancer: The AfterThoughts Wrap-Up Episode
43 mins 30 secs
podcast

Life Beyond Cancer: The AfterThoughts Wrap-Up Episode

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

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?

A Letter to My Family about HD
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

A Letter to My Family about HD

When Cancer Can’t Stop You from Aiming High
55 mins 7 secs
podcast

When Cancer Can’t Stop You from Aiming High

How I Read 100 Books in a Year (Despite My ADHD)
5 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

How I Read 100 Books in a Year (Despite My ADHD)

Depression, Burnout, or Both?
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both?

The Things We’re Getting Wrong About Heart Disease
7 mins
article
Kimby Jagnandan

The Things We’re Getting Wrong About Heart Disease

5 Tips to Get the Most from Your Doctor as a Caregiver
9 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

5 Tips to Get the Most from Your Doctor as a Caregiver

Maintaining Lung Health - Never More Important: COPD Awareness 2021
7 mins
article

Maintaining Lung Health - Never More Important: COPD Awareness 2021

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

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud
9 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud

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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