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Defusing Frustration & Anger

Do the day-to-day frustrations of coping with a chronic illness make you angry?  The staff of Meeting Life's Challenges, LLC knows from experience that living with a disability can be filled with frustrations and the anger of living a life out of your control. We hope the tips and strategies we share here will help you find strategies for coping that will defuse your frustration and anger.


"Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life."  ~  Joan Lunden

Frustration & Anger
Forgiveness Can Bring Healing - Newsletter
  Frustration and anger are often a part of life both for the one with a chronic illness or disability and family members. Read Shelley's letter to a mother recommending forgiveness to defuse the anger.

Creating a Happy Life - Newsletter
  When I was diagnosed with MS, I was determined NOT to let it change my life...read about how I create a happy life despite limitations.

Maintaining Independence Despite Limitations - Newsletter
  Shelley shares a story of a family outing made more enjoyable because her father-in-law with Parkinson's disease had the courage to accept using a wheelchair.

Someday We'll Laugh About This!
  "Someday We'll Laugh About This" week - Shelley recalls her experience of overcoming the challenges of disability and learning to laugh about it.

I Contemplated Suicide
  Living with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, Shelley Peterman Schwarz shares her deep despair at losing physical/mental abilities. Is suicide an option?

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