Advocacy Work and Chronic Illness

Advocacy and Volunteer Work When You Are Chronically Ill

Most chronically ill patients struggle to find purpose and meaning in life, and a great number of us do so with advocacy work. Some of us also seek volunteering opportunities, so today’s post is about finding the right kind of volunteer work when you are chronically ill.

Coping with Stress and Chronic Illness - Life During a Global Pandemic

Coping With Stress And Chronic Illness – Life During a Global Pandemic

Coping with stress and chronic illness during a global pandemic is rough. But is it much different from how chronically ill patients were already living?

Thriving with Chronic Illness Carrie Kellenberger

Failing, Succeeding, Pausing, Deciding and Thriving with Chronic Illness

Failing, Succeeding, Pausing, Deciding and Thriving with Chronic Illness – Read about how I’m managing my chronic life and learning from it every day.

Invisible in Taiwan: Living in Taipei with Chronic Illness

Invisible in Taiwan: Living in Taipei with Chronic Illness – What it’s like to live in Taipei and New Taipei with chronic illness and mobility challenges.

Spirited Away Ikebana Arrangement

My Favorite Ikebana Arrangements in 2018 – January through June

I started studying ikebana because I have always dreamed of working with flowers. These are my favorite ikebana arrangements in 2018 from January to June.

Carrie Kellenberger Disability and Robotic Legs

Mobility Challenges and What An Exoskeleton Can Do For You

The day I got a call about testing a robotic exoskeleton designed for assisting people with mobility issues was life-changing. We knew things would be difficult for us when I got sick, but we didn’t know I’d lose the use of my legs. My life changed with KEEOGO.

Violin Concert

Freudschaft-Friendship – A Concert to Celebrate 33 Years of Friendship

Freudschaft-Friendship A Concert celebrating 33 Years of Friendship between New Taipei City and Starnberg, Germany with New Taipei City Mayor, Eric Chu.

Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi Southern Taiwan

Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi – A Step Back into Time

Step back into time with me at Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi in Taiwan. This traditional Chinese teahouse is set over a koi pond with a stunning garden view.

Joshua Samuel Brown, Guidebook Author

A Brief Report from the Great Taiwan Toilet Paper Panic of 2018

Each country must face its own test of fire. No Taiwanese will ever forget the last week of February 2018, known as The Great Taiwan Toilet Paper Panic.

Simplifying Life with Chronic Illness - Letting Go Does't Mean Giving Up - Life with Chronic Illness

Letting Go With Chronic Illness Doesn’t Mean Giving Up

Letting Go with Chronic Illness – Learn to accept what you need and don’t need with chronic illness. Growth comes from making room for new things.