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Condition Resources Links

Understanding your condition can be a very powerful step in thriving. If you already have a diagnosis, these links may give you more information and resources.

Consumer-Guide  from the American Chronic Pain Association

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America 

The National Pain Foundation 

Spondylitis Association of America

Fibromyalgia Resources:

              Fibromyalgia/Chronic Pain Awareness

              Mayo Clinic info on Fibromyalgia

Generalized Anxiety:         Anxiety Depression Association of America

Neuropathy:                          Living with Neuropathy

Rheumatoid Arthritis:      Mayo Clinic on Rheumatoid Arthritis 

                                                   Arthritis Foundation on RA

Chronic Fatigue/ ME:              List of research and resources

TEVA Sleep:                 Depression and Sleep Disorders

                                                         Anxiety’s Effects On Sleep

                                       Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Condition Resources Links to Associations

Most conditions have associations and foundations that have good information on research, resources, treatments and support. Here are some useful links for researching successful treatment options for your own situation. This is not an exhaustive list.

Arthritis Foundation

American Cancer Society

American Chronic Pain Association

American Council for Headache Education

Cancer Care

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

The Vulvar Pain Foundation

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association

National Headache Foundation

The TMJ Association

Information from the National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)


How to move from Ow to Wow!

Want to Thrive and not just survive? Life with chronic pain is challenging. To live your WOW you willingly observe wonder--even when it feels like the last thing you want to do. Depression, anxiety, anger, frustration, foggy thinking, limited function can put up barriers and challenges that people without pain may not understand. But you do and so does Amber Rose! It is your life. So what does it take to go from Ow to Wow? What do you need? Knowledge, skills, hope, courage, willingness, persistence, support, action, meaning and community. Pain can make these challenging, but not impossible!

What you can do right now . . .
  • • Take a Thriving Quiz and see how you are doing
  • • Download the free webinar and start taking steps to Thrive with Pain
  • • Buy “From Ow to Wow! Five Steps to Thriving with Pain” book (available as an ebook too)
  • • Start with the Ow to Wow 5 steps online webinar series
  • • Attend a support group
  • • Begin a group coaching program
  • • Sign up for Individual coaching
  • • Create a plan and thrive!