The belief that you can make change or perform a behavior has everything to do with whether or not you will actually do it. It doesn’t matter how much you know that it’s important to exercise or to change your diet, or that you know that doing those things will likely make you feel better in some way. Knowing it doesn’t mean you’ll do it. You have to believe you can do it.
Spoonie. Fibro Warrior. E-health advocate.
Julie Ryan was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2010 and endometriosis in 2012. She's lived with chronic migraine most of her life. In 2019 she was diagnosed with inter-cranial hypertension.
Julie has a degree in Psychology, and works as a freelance writer and marketer. Freelance work allows her to work when she can and not be tied to a desk or a schedule. Julie believes in living an inspired life despite chronic illness.
"I have chronic illness, it doesn't have me."
Blog title inspired by The Spoon Theory, by Christine Miserandino, an excellent explanation of what it's like to live with invisible illness.
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