The Chronically Courageous with Bonni Howard
Self Advocacy, Lifestyle Tips, & Combining Traditional with Alternative Medicine
Season 2, Ep. 48
This week Bonni answers listeners’ questions about how to navigate the healing journey. Tune in to find out how Bonni answers the following listener questions:
- What is the best way to advocate for oneself?
- What do you think are the top three lifestyle changes a person should implement when trying to heal from or deal with chronic illness?
- How do you handle people who respond with “but you look fine”?
- How do you get your “traditional “ or Western physician to work with your other alternative practitioners and modalities?
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Life Changing Lessons from the Past Year
Season 2, Ep. 49
This week Bonni celebrates one year of podcasting with a look back at the most life changing lessons of the past year. Listen to hear some of the most profound teachings from the last year of The Chronically Courageous podcast.Things You’ll Hear About in this Episode:The ways that Bonni’s life has changed because of everything she’s learned through the podcastThe correlation between chronic illness and certain common qualities that people with chronic illness possess (6:52)Yvette McCue’s advice that she would give herself younger self (7:52)The link between trauma and chronic illness (9:41)Cathleen Elle shares statistics and correlations between chronic illness and emotional issues (10:13)The importance of releasing emotions (12:09)Snead Cracknell shares about her experience with trauma and physical illness (12:52)The ways that neuroplasticity can impact our healing ()4:32)Rachel Barber’s thoughts on the power of brain rewiring (15:05)The role that removing toxicity plays in our lives discussed by Dr Avanti Kumar-Singh (20:39)How life can change when we change our perspective discussed with Sidney DeCamilla (29:06)The things we can accomplish when we take our power back discussed with Christina Rice (34:00)How all we can do is our best and that is enough discussed Lara Bloom, CEO of The Ehlers Danlos Society. (41:15)Connect with Bonni:InstagramFacebookEmail
Celebrating Progress Over Perfection with David Pinkus
Season 2, Ep. 47
This week Bonni is joined by her fiancé, David Pinkus to talk about the importance of recognizing and celebrating progress over perfection throughout the healing journey. With some recent health challenges resurfacing, they discuss how to recognize and identify progress from a 50,000 foot level vs. focusing on the day-to-day ups and downs.Bonni and David hone in on their recent travels, acknowledging the very real challenges that can arise when traveling with chronic illness, but the very tangible wins that they both recognized in Bonni’s ability to travel now vs. before she embarked on her healing journey.Join Bonni and David as they celebrate Bonni's progress and share tips on how to track and recognize your own progress as you continue to strive for greater health.Connect with Bonni:InstagramFacebookEmail
10 Tools & Techniques to Improve Your Well Being When Symptoms Return
Season 2, Ep. 46
This week Bonni shares about her recent recurrence of symptoms and how she has been managing through them. She provides ten tools and techniques on how to gracefully navigate the sometimes inevitably bumpy journey of healing from chronic illness.Show Resources:Article: The Healing Effects of FlowConnect with Bonni:InstagramFacebookEmail