Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

1 out of every 100 deaths is due to suicide. Understanding the problem is the first step towards solving it, says Megan Potts.

18 Stress Patient Stories

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Staring Parrots and Wobbly Alpacas: Finding Peace with HD

The 3 Biggest Worries for Family Caregivers
7 mins
article
Marc Lawrence

The 3 Biggest Worries for Family Caregivers

Coping with Chronic Illness During COVID-19
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coping with Chronic Illness During COVID-19

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?
7 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?

Decades Too Late: A Letter to My Family about HD
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Decades Too Late: A Letter to My Family about HD

Not Just Normal Aging: Living with Huntington’s Disease
5 mins
article
Sarah Foster

Not Just Normal Aging: Living with Huntington’s Disease

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health
6 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud
9 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Say What? How to Nip Unwanted Cancer Advice in the Bud

How Heart Failure Prepared Me for a Pandemic
6 mins
article
Rob Obey

How Heart Failure Prepared Me for a Pandemic

Can Telling Our Story Help with Cancer Trauma?
4 mins
article
Alice-May Purkiss

Can Telling Our Story Help with Cancer Trauma?

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

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

Staying Calm: Caregiving in the Face of Anger

Me, My Mom, and Migraine
6 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Me, My Mom, and Migraine

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

4 Tips to Avoid Control Issues as a Caregiver

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

When Someone You Love Forgets Your Name

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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