Tim Wotton

3 Habits that Help Me with Cystic Fibrosis

Tim Wotton follows 3 golden rules to manage his cystic fibrosis.

People like you, talking about their experience with chronic respiratory conditions.

Life Effects Respiratory: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage asthma, COPD, or cystic fibrosis (CF). Each story gives a first-person account of living with a chronic respiratory condition, from diagnosis to coping with daily symptoms.

71 Respiratory Patient Stories

Mindfulness and Asthma
4 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

Mindfulness and Asthma

Winning at the Workplace, Despite Cystic Fibrosis
4 mins
article
Tim Wotton

Winning at the Workplace, Despite Cystic Fibrosis

Managing (and Ignoring) Triggers with Asthma and MS
4 mins
article
Robert Joyce

Managing (and Ignoring) Triggers with Asthma and MS

5 Mid-Year Goals for a Happier Life with Asthma
7 mins
article
Beki Tovey

5 Mid-Year Goals for a Happier Life with Asthma

When Asthma and Wanderlust Go Head to Head
5 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

When Asthma and Wanderlust Go Head to Head

5 Tips for Better Asthma Control
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

5 Tips for Better Asthma Control

The One (Very Good) Reason You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Doctor About Breathlessness
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

The One (Very Good) Reason You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Doctor About Breathlessness

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”

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

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)

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

Maintaining Lung Health - Never More Important: COPD Awareness 2021

COPD, Mental Health, COVID-19 and Me
4 mins
article
Steven Hudson

COPD, Mental Health, COVID-19 and Me

How to Talk to Children About Asthma
6 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

How to Talk to Children About Asthma

7 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep with COPD
5 mins
article
Barbara Moore

7 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep with COPD

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

8 Steps to Help You Manage COPD Exacerbations

Moving in with a Partner when You Have Asthma
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Moving in with a Partner when You Have Asthma

I Hid My COPD at Work. Here’s Why I Finally Opened Up
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

I Hid My COPD at Work. Here’s Why I Finally Opened Up

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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