May 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 38 mins 30 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, anxiety, arthritis, chair yoga, community, connect group, connections, degenerative disc disease, depression, fibromyalgia, lupus, osteoarthritis, pandemic, physical activity, physical distancing, rheumatoid arthritis, social distancing, staying active, support group, virtual connections, virtual physical activity, walking, yoga
The environment we are living in today with physical distancing can make you feel disconnected from your loved ones and community. It can make the feelings of isolation from living with arthritis even more of a struggle. In this episode, you’ll hear some words of wisdom from two amazing volunteers who live with arthritis and are doing their part to support their arthritis communities. Cindy Senk and Helen King share their tips for staying active and connected – virtually.
Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast
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April 6th, 2020 | Season 1 | 43 mins 52 secs
anxiety, arthritis, chronic illness, connect, coping, depression, juvenile arthritis, lupus, mental health, research, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, social worker, support group, therapy, transitions, wellness in challenging times
When you live with a chronic illness like arthritis, you’ve had to endure many different losses. So how do you cope with it all? Collectively, the world around us is going through the loss of what we used to know and the fear of the unknown. This journey is one those with arthritis experience daily. Social worker, researcher, Arthritis Warrior and Arthritis Advocate Courtney Wells shares her personal journey — and helps identify the important steps to take to ensure we’re mentally and emotionally well during these challenging times.
Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to get show notes: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast Read Courtney's blog with more information and suggestions for books and other podcasts here: http://blog.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/wellness-in-challenging-times/