Living with lupus brings plenty of frustrations. Finding moments of optimism when you’re feeling down is a key part of the battle.
Fatigue, flares, medication side effects, physical challenges… there are plenty of frustrations to overcome when living with lupus. Remaining optimistic can be hard, but it’s worth it.
Research has even shown that optimism can be good for your health, lowering blood pressure and decreasing the risk of heart disease. Still, it doesn’t change that sometimes you just want to scream or cry ????
Also, if you’re feeling particularly down, consider connecting with a mental health professional. Check out the FAQ answered by a licensed clinical social worker.
In this month’s LupusCorner Q&A Forum, Lupus Warriors share their personal challenges and the parts of life that help them overcome.