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.

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5 Ways to Better Understand Your Depression
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

5 Ways to Better Understand Your Depression

6 Things That Motivate Me to Keep Fighting Migraine
4 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

6 Things That Motivate Me to Keep Fighting Migraine

The Power in Being a Mental Health Advocate
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

The Power in Being a Mental Health Advocate

How to Keep Your Dignity When You’re Depressed
3 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

How to Keep Your Dignity When You’re Depressed

4 Things That Exacerbate My Depression
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

4 Things That Exacerbate My Depression

Goal Setting with ADHD: How I Make Them Stick
5 mins
article
Terry Matlen

Goal Setting with ADHD: How I Make Them Stick

8 Things I Wish People Knew About ADHD
3 mins
article
Nerris Nassiri

8 Things I Wish People Knew About ADHD

Managing Photophobia and Migraine at Home and at Work
3 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

Managing Photophobia and Migraine at Home and at Work

ADHD and Impulsivity: 6 Ways to Stay In Control
5 mins
article
René Brooks

ADHD and Impulsivity: 6 Ways to Stay In Control

Migraine Moments: Laughing Through the Pain
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Migraine Moments: Laughing Through the Pain

Surviving the Holidays with Chronic Migraine
4 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

Surviving the Holidays with Chronic Migraine

Diagnosed with ADHD? 7 Steps to Get on Track
3 mins
article
René Brooks

Diagnosed with ADHD? 7 Steps to Get on Track

5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health
4 mins
article
René Brooks

5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health

A Key To Depression: Sensing The Slip
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

A Key To Depression: Sensing The Slip

Using Visual Metaphors to Open the Conversation
2 mins 32 secs
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Bryce Evans

Using Visual Metaphors to Open the Conversation

7 Self-Advocacy Tips for Chronic Migraine
4 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

7 Self-Advocacy Tips for Chronic Migraine

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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