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Wellness / Quality Of Life


  • Last week, Less-Stress London broke down how to avoid stress in the workplace. We promised you guys a part two, diving into the specifics of what your employer can do to support you and your back pain needs. Here's what you need to know.

  • Who else hates being sick? We do. We deal with enough managing our chronic back pain, you'd think we'd be exempt from it —maybe? No. So shouldn't we all be equipped with a toolbelt of knowledge on how to deal with back pain and the common cold? 8 Tips to Combat the Common Cold & Your Back Pain

  • Less-Stress London spoke with Shahroo Izadi, a behavioral specialist to learn the ins and outs of motivating ourselves and the people around us — because even though you may have a bad back, you can still have a good life.

  • We’re all familiar with the drill — life is okay until that ‘something’ happens. Life can be overwhelming managing our chronic back pain symptoms. Ironically, self-care is vital for our back or spine conditions and general mental wellbeing. Life Coach, Karen Liebenguth shares everything we need to know.

  • More and more of us are feeling overburdened at work, especially in these uncertain times. But there are practical steps you can take to improve your stress in the workplace when dealing with a chronic back pain diagnosis.

  • If anyone tells you because of your back pain, you won't be able to do anything you used to — you have our permission to ghost them. In an effort to keep you motivated, BackerNation took it to the virtual experts to find out eight secrets on how to actually keep your resolution. Let's uncork the champagne, throw some confetti and get to it.

  • It's Friday. You're feeling some pain because of your back or spine condition but you still want to go out. You found the perfect little black dress to wear this evening. As you walk into your closet to put the finishing touches on your attire, you ask yourself, "What shoes should I wear?" as you stare back at your options.

  • It's holiday season. You know what that means — holiday vacation. How can you schedule your itinerary around back pain symptoms and flare-ups you won't know will happen until they do? How do you travel five hours via plane or train without dying of pain? Learn 10 tips on how to make traveling with a bad back, not so bad.

  • How can we get through the holidays without breaking our pockets or losing our minds while our degenerative disc creeps up all day every day? There is a method to the madness and we're about to figure it out. Learn how to deal with financial stress while living with a chronic back pain diagnosis.

  • Being outside in nature makes us feel good for all sorts of reasons. The color green is soothing, fresh air is energizing and uplifting, blowing away the cobwebs of daily life. And in London (the U.S. too), we are lucky enough to have plenty of beautiful parks all around the city. According to nature-based psychotherapist, Beth Collier, nature can play an active role in counseling, too.