The inevitable hardship of being chronically ill during the holidays

The inevitable hardship of being chronically ill during the holidays

When I pack to go to my in-laws for Christmas, I have to bring a whole bag of medicine. There are, among others, migraine medications, thyroid medications, anxiety medications, antidepressants, …

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After she requested a mental health day, a screenshot of her boss’s response went viral

After she requested a mental health day, a screenshot of her boss's response went viral

Madalyn Parker wanted to take a few days off work. He didn’t have the flu, and he had no plans to be on a beach somewhere sipping mojitos under a …

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Has the holiday stressed you out? Experts give tips on how to enjoy the season stress-free

Has the holiday stressed you out?  Experts give tips on how to enjoy the season stress-free

Cliff Saper, lead psychologist and director of clinical services for Ascension Illinois’ Behavioral Health Service Line, says practicing self-care and expressing gratitude are keys to a stress-free holiday season. Paul …

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