With our ongoing “What Helps Me” series, The Mighty is leaning into what sets us apart from other health sites: We aim to provide real health advice from real people who live it.
In this spirit, we asked our community for the best insights and tips they’ve developed for managing their conditions. As always, they responded with their unique health stories and we are happy to pass along their well-tested resources to you. Today, we meet Mighty member Christina.
She is 31 years old and lives with multiple sclerosis (MS). Christina, what helps you? THE MIGHTY: What helps you most when your condition affects your physical health? CHRISTINA: Being mindful and recognizing [my MS doesn’t always feel] good, but it is OK to feel unwell. What helps you most when your condition affects your mental health? Reaching out to those in my trusted network [and] sharing with them exactly how I’m feeling and how they can help.Read more on themighty.com