Laura McKee

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?

When COVID-19 swept into the UK, Laura McKee faced the prospect of facing an invisible monster with chronic illness. Here's how the pandemic changed the way she managed her mental and physical health.

83 Mental Health Patient Stories

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?
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both?

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

The Recharging Power of Routines to Manage Depression and Anxiety
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

The Recharging Power of Routines to Manage Depression and Anxiety

Connecting with the World Despite Depression
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Connecting with the World Despite Depression

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

How 3 Parents Manage Their Depression
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

How 3 Parents Manage Their Depression

6 Ways We Can Normalize Mental Health Every Day
3 mins
article
Bryce Evans

6 Ways We Can Normalize Mental Health Every Day

How I Break the Cycle of Depression and Isolation
3 mins
article
René Brooks

How I Break the Cycle of Depression and Isolation

Video: How I Manage My Mental Health in Quarantine
2 mins 11 secs
video

Video: How I Manage My Mental Health in Quarantine

What I Hope the World Remembers After COVID-19
4 mins
article
Barbara Stensland

What I Hope the World Remembers After COVID-19

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

5 Things Cancer Taught Me about Self-Isolation
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

5 Things Cancer Taught Me about Self-Isolation

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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