What Does It Mean to NOT Be Your Diagnosis?
In this episode, Lyn dives into the topic of how to not become defined or identified by your diagnosis.
It is all too common and easy for us to feel like a chronic illness becomes our identity and takes over our lives but is this what we really want? And how does becoming identified with our diagnosis affect our health and healing process?
Topics covered include:
– how to not see yourself as your diagnosis
– how to not have family and friends identify you as your diagnosis
– how not to use certain language that focuses on your diagnosis
– why not becoming identified by your diagnosis is a key ingredient to being able to heal