Tag: #HAchat


Today's #HAchat: Alternative and Natural Medicine

Conversations about alternative treatments and natural remedies come up occasionally in our community - but likely occur more often in your individual health communities. When it comes to feeling better - just about anything seems worth trying. But, as we know, miracle cures are easily peddled online - with little to no vetting - and…

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…

Today's #HAchat Topic: Facing Judgement as a Patient

Image credit: doug88888 on Flickr When building relationships and coexisting with fellow humans in life - there is conflict, disagreement, and a divide between how you perceive yourself and how others perceive you. In this week's Health Activist Tweetchat let's focus on the latter.   We often find ourselves having to speak out about what…

This week's #HAchat panel: Planning for End of Life

  Image credit: Klearchos Kapoutsis on Flickr We have another Tough Stuff topic to discuss this week - that is relevant to both the patient community and individuals with significant online footprints. We'll be discussing planning for end of life.   Now, for the most part - we don't discuss EOL or death. We're more…

#HAchat: Confronting In-Community Drama

For this week's chat, let's delve into different kinds of "tough stuff" that relates directly to participating in an online community: confrontation, conflict, and drama.   [caption id="attachment_5361" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Image Credit: Thierrry on Flickr"][/caption] The internet veils us. Safely behind our computer screens, we feel freer to express ourselves. We have the option to…

Today's #HAchat: Fitness and Health Activism

In our Health Activist Tweetchat and Roundtable panel today we will be delving into a topic that is popular among many in the online community: fitness.   Online, there is an active (no pun intended) sect of Health Activists dedicated to raising awareness about the body with regards to healthy living and exercise. Today we'll…
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