taking control of your arthritis

Taking Control

Arthritis and Emotions

Living with a chronic disease like arthritis can flood you with a variety of emotions. This article gives you an overview of feelings you may encounter over time. Read More >>

Arthritis and Grief

Not only can a diagnosis of arthritis bring feelings of shock and loss, but living for years with a chronic disease often comes with a series of losses. Grief is your reaction to dealing with loss. Read More >>

Your Role as a Patient: What You Can Do

Taking control of your arthritis or other chronic disease takes effort. Use these 5 self-management tips from Arthritis Today that will help you live successfully with arthritis. Read More >>

RA and Your Body Image

When you have a chronic illness, you may need to reevaluate assumptions about your body, daily life and self-concept. Don’t let a diagnosis of RA hurt your self-esteem; learn to nurture a positive body image. Read More >>

How to Build Resilience and Bounce Back Into Life

Building resilience is key to helping yourself cope with adversity – and feel better. Learn how from experts brought to you by Arthritis Today magazine. Read More >>

Reclaim Your Passion

Learn how to cope with arthritis continue to do what you love. Get practical tips on trying new persuits that capture your passions. Read More >>

Change Your Busy Ways

Don't over-commit yourself when you need rest. Learn 5 ways to say 'no, I'm too busy' and make a positive change toward leading a more balanced life. Read More >>

9 Tips for Better Mornings with Arthritis

Bad mornings with arthritis can affect your entire day. Try these tips to give yourself a good start. Read More >>