Michelle Rivas

Opening Up to Your Partner About Asthma and Intimacy

It's normal to feel guilty or annoyed if your asthma doesn't cooperate with your heart and mind, writes Michelle Rivas.

45 Relationships & Social Patient Stories

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)

 5 Steps to Let Friends in When You’re Struggling with Cancer
4 mins
article
Anna Crollman

5 Steps to Let Friends in When You’re Struggling with Cancer

5 Conversation Challenges with ADHD — and Tips for Better Communication
4 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

5 Conversation Challenges with ADHD — and Tips for Better Communication

6 Expressions People with Migraine Are Tired of Hearing
4 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

6 Expressions People with Migraine Are Tired of Hearing

7 First Date Tips for People with ADHD
3 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

7 First Date Tips for People with ADHD

Why (and How) to Create Your Migraine “Elevator Pitch
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Why (and How) to Create Your Migraine “Elevator Pitch

Learning to Say No: Setting Boundaries When Living with Migraine
6 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Learning to Say No: Setting Boundaries When Living with Migraine

How Quitting Social Media Has Helped My Mental Health
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

How Quitting Social Media Has Helped My Mental Health

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

How to Navigate Toxic Relationships with Depression

5 Mental Health Innovators Who Will Inspire You
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

5 Mental Health Innovators Who Will Inspire You

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support

This Is My Migraine Care Team
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

This Is My Migraine Care Team

“Could You Not?” 6 Things Not to Say to Someone with ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

“Could You Not?” 6 Things Not to Say to Someone with ADHD

What to Say to Someone Who’s Struggling with Depression
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

What to Say to Someone Who’s Struggling with Depression

Why Safe Spaces Are So Important for People of Color
4 mins
article
René Brooks

Why Safe Spaces Are So Important for People of Color

4 Questions I Ask Myself About My Future with ADHD
4 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Questions I Ask Myself About My Future with ADHD

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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