Values are what bring distinction to your life. You don't find them, you choose them. And when you do, you're on the path to fulfillment.
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Six years have passed since I became chronically ill and only recently I have learnt to think of the consequences to my health if I travel, have a long outing or if friends visit and overstay. I have found this dispels the pangs of envy or sorrow I may feel at missing out on occasions and events I once enjoyed. Thank you Toni for reminding me I am not alone in my struggles.
Learn to overcome the cognitive distortion of personalization.
The chronically ill carry the extra burden of frequently being misunderstood.
Learn to pay attention to the physical sensation of hunger.
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