Category: #WEGOHealthChat


May #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Tackling Sensitive Issues in Advocacy

Advocacy is hard enough as it is, but how do you handle spreading awareness when you have a condition that makes people uncomfortable to talk about? How do you approach the sensitive topics? In the May #WEGOHealthChat, Jackie and Kristen from the WEGO Health team talked you through bridging the gap and sharing their own experiences…

April #WEGOHealthChat Recap: How to Pitch Your Patient Journey to the Press

As a Patient Leader, your number one focus is how you can raise awareness and help more people. One of the best ways to do that is to get your story out in front of as many people as possible. But how do you do that? In the April #WEGOHealthChat, we spoke with @NatalieSparacio, a former…

March #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Combating the Stigma of Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness not only means dealing with a lifetime of complications but it also means endlessly fighting off the stigma associated with chronic illness. How do you combat the stigma of chronic illness? Is it through education and awareness? Is it your role as a Patient Leader to combat this stigma? What…

#WEGOHealthChat Recap: Balancing Self-Care and Advocacy

For the month of love, we focused on self-care and how to continue to put yourself first - even when it's tough! Our co-hosts, @RieOfLetters and @PCOSSUpportGirl, both massive supporters of self-care and self-care practices, shared incredibly useful suggestions and tips for putting yourself first and still being a great advocate. Looking for the best…

January #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Your 2018 Advocacy Goals

Goals! Everybody has them, but Patient Leaders seem to be some of the most goal-oriented people around. We're always so impressed with the goals our Patient Leaders set and achieve year after year. That's why we were so egar to ask our Network what they hoped to accomplish in 2018. We know these Leaders have…

December #WEGOHealthChat Recap: Financially Supporting Your Online Advocacy

In our December #WEGOHealthChat, our host Brooke Abbot walked us through how to financially support your online advocacy. From sponsored blogs to advisory boards, the network talked about several ways to connect with sponsors and make some money, while still maintaining your personal brand. If you're looking for ways to fund your advocacy work, this…
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