Monthly Archives: May 2024

10 Healthy Tips for Grieving the End of a Relationship

Healthy Tips for Grieving Relationships

Whether you ended the relationship yourself after serious self-reflection or you never saw it coming, breaking up is hard. It’s normal to feel a sense of profound loss, especially if you’ve been in the relationship for a long time or you thought you’d be together forever. Unfortunately, there are no instruction manuals to tell you […]

The “Spoon” Theory: Living with Chronic Illness

Spoon Theory - Chronic Illness

The “Spoon Theory” is an extended metaphor describing the existential difficulties faced by people living with chronic illnesses or disabilities. Introduced more than 20 years ago, by Christine Miserandino in her essay “The Spoon Theory,” this metaphor is Miserandino’s attempt to explain her emotions concerning her daily struggles with lupus, a chronic autoimmune condition. Miserandino […]