Mind Clutter and Chronic Illness

It is oh-so-very easy to play mind games with yourself when you have a chronic illness. I know, because I have one. My conversations with myself would go like this: I should; I hate; and I can’t. Woman with Mind ClutterHere are some examples:

I should straighten the kitchen. I hate the way I need help with a simple task. I can’t bend over to unload the dishwasher.

I should go to the pharmacy. I hate going out in public when I don’t feel good. I can’t drive today, because I am dizzy.

I should organize my bedroom. I hate that it’s depressing and not as comfortable as I want. I can’t move the furniture.

Therefore, I won’t start. Continue reading Mind Clutter and Chronic Illness

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Where do you find inspiration for how you arrange your home?  From friends, professionals, photographs, online, magazines or television, perhaps.  I am very visually oriented, so I love glossy photos that offer ideas for improving my surroundings.  If I am lucky, a photograph will provide a solution to a problem that I currently have.

Enter Pinterest.  Have you heard of it yet?  It is the newest social media website, which has hit the world by storm.  Think of Pinterest as a digital bulletin board.  Users create boards in categories to suit them, and post – or “pin” – photos from around the web.

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