Physical & Health-Related Issues

She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails

Physical and health related issues can bring a great deal of stress.

Whether you’ve been in an accident or had an unexpected diagnosis, changes to your physical health and well-being can be life-altering and stressful. It’s normal to experience a range of emotions – even in a single day – or to feel like you’re on a bit of a rollercoaster.

Common experiences:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Denial, anger, sadness or grief
  • Shock or numbness
  • Fatigue or low energy
  • Scared about the future
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Self-blame or, “Why me?”
  • Worrying
  • Avoidance
  • Feeling alone
  • Believing it’s a mistake
  • Loss of independence
  • Stress about finances or medical bills
  • Difficulty enjoying things you used to, e.g., hobbies
  • Unsure how to talk to your loved ones or concern about how they’ll react
  • Lack of hope

Coping with your new reality can be difficult. You may not even know where to begin. Together, you and Jennifer can create a plan to move forward and take more control over your health, healing and life.