Tag: Awareness


It is all about me and guess what? It is all about you, too!

September is here and so is Sharon Coyle-Saeed's monthly blog post! Make sure to check back in October for her next post. Looking for Sharon's post from last month? Click here. Happy reading everyone! It is all about me and guess what?  It is all about you, too! By Sharon Coyle-Saeed   I was feeling completely overwhelmed…

Feature Friday: John Cummings, COPD Health Activist

  “You have to be somewhat crazy to try a triathlon. To try a triathlon with COPD, you’re just out of your mind.”   Out of his mind? Perhaps. I’ll stick with saying that health activist John Cummings is just admirably motivated to prove to others COPD is no reason to hold back. “I tell…

Join us to Color The World Orange for CRPS/RSD Awareness on Nov. 7

The third-annual Color The World Orange is Nov. 7 and we need your support!   Color The World Orange  is an annual event held the first Monday of November to spread awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). Around the world on Nov. 7 supporters will be wearing…

Today's #HAchat: The Stress of Raising Awareness

Image Credit: Auntie P on Flickr Since November is a busy month of awareness events for a handful of active health communities - we thought it would be a good time to discuss awareness, advocacy, and how to keep yourself motivated when stress builds.   Whether your condition is often covered in the media, rife…

This week's HAchat: Awareness Events

[caption id="attachment_4802" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image credit: SewPixie on Flickr"][/caption] To keep going with our July Health Activism IRL theme - let's delve into the ever-important aspect of in-person awareness events. These are the walks, talks, fundraisers, and other gatherings that help rally together a team of people for the same cause. Have you attended an event…

Health Activist Roundtable on Migraine – My Takeaways

At WEGO Health we work with Health Activists from a range of condition-specific communities so it's rare we have a personal experience with a specific diagnosis or condition – though we can often identify with the universal experiences or patients and needs of health communities.  We recently held a Health Activist Roundtable focused on Migraine…
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