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How I’ve Helped Manage MS by Getting Out of the ‘Rise and Grind’ Mindset

Posted on December 13, 2021
Article written by
Lindsey Holcomb

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2017, I’ve worked hard to understand what helps me manage the condition most effectively. I would never claim to have it all figured out — it’s still very much a work in progress. One strategy that helps significantly is understanding that it’s OK to take a day off to work on life-stress balance. It’s easier said than done, but it’s a constant goal of mine.

In this video, I share the strategy that has helped me navigate that balance. I’d love to hear what you do to manage your MS most effectively. Please leave a comment below, and share what you’ve learned along the way.

My Perspective articles discuss multiple sclerosis from a specific point of view. My Perspective articles don’t reflect the opinions of MyMSTeam staff, medical experts, partners, advertisers, or sponsors. MyMSTeam content isn’t intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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Lindsey Holcomb is an internationally recognized multimedia artist from Oregon, and the founder of the Colors of MS project. Learn more about her here.

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