What the 10-year Facebook photo challenge showed me

What has the 10 year Facebook photo challenge showed me? Well I don't look at this photo and think about the wrinkles or how much older I look, I think about what the last decade of living in constant pain has shown me.

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A day in the life of a chronic pain sufferer

Ever wondered what is is like to live a day in the life of a chronic pain sufferer? Here's a 24 hour snap shot of what a bad day looked like for Endometriosis and chronic back pain sufferer and Whoa Mumma creator, Teena Hantke.

Creativity & Health: Can Writing Help your Chronic Pain?

This post originally appeared on http://www.survivestrivethrive.com Is creativity as important to your health as a balanced diet & regular exercise? Only a few short decades ago, most people would have scoffed at a link between creativity & health. Today, it is widely accepted that the arts & more importantly, being creative can improve your health. …

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Self care

We are constantly preaching the importance of Self-Care here at Whoa Mumma so when MyDeal.com.au also asked our advice on the topic we jumped at the opportunity to contribute. They gathered some great pieces of advice on the topic from a variety of sources, to read this piece called '5 Ways Mums Can Practice Self-Care'

How to thrive not just survive

Everyone deserves the chance to thrive and not just survive and not just live in a state of ‘existence’ regardless of whether you suffer from a chronic illness or pain. You may not be able to affect your illness or condition, but there are lots of things you can do to improve the quality of your life and get the most out of it by employing some simple changes.