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.

82 Coping strategies Patient Stories

The Fires of Hope: Life after a Heart Attack
5 mins
article

The Fires of Hope: Life after a Heart Attack

3 Powerful Self-Care Habits for Caregivers
3 mins
article
Susanne White

3 Powerful Self-Care Habits for Caregivers

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

COVID-19 and Living with Huntington's Disease
4 mins
article
Sarah Foster

COVID-19 and Living with Huntington's Disease

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?

5 Ways to Find Hope with Huntington's Disease
3 mins
article
Sarah Foster

5 Ways to Find Hope with Huntington's Disease

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

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger

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

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver
5 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver

Routines to Manage Depression and Anxiety
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Routines to Manage Depression and Anxiety

How to Manage Anger and Guilt as a Caregiver
4 mins
article
Susanne White

How to Manage Anger and Guilt as a Caregiver

Connecting with the World Despite Depression
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Connecting with the World Despite Depression

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

How a Scary Movie Helped Me Manage My Anxiety

8 Steps to Help You Manage COPD Exacerbations
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

8 Steps to Help You Manage COPD Exacerbations

Coping with Pregnancy “Scanxiety” After Cancer
3 mins
article
Anna Crollman

Coping with Pregnancy “Scanxiety” After Cancer

Prostate Cancer Changed My Life — for the Better
6 mins
article
Todd Seals

Prostate Cancer Changed My Life — for the Better

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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