mindofataurus:

2014 is the year of affirmation. Take the time to affirm the aspects of your life you want to attract, develop or transform.
I release my need to impress others. I know that I have nothing to prove. I accept myself just the way I am. 
More affirmations here.

mindofataurus:

2014 is the year of affirmation. Take the time to affirm the aspects of your life you want to attract, develop or transform.

I release my need to impress others. I know that I have nothing to prove. I accept myself just the way I am.

More affirmations here.

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"Loving you means holding yourself with unconditional positive regard.
 It means giving yourself the time and space to make poor choices and bad decisions, knowing that you are learning and growing through it all. 
Loving you means consciously and consistently engaging in behaviors and activities that are self-supportive, self-affirming and self-honoring. 
It also means when you forget or resist opportunities to honor you, instead of beating yourself up, you look for and embrace the lessons you learn. 
When you love on you, when you trust you, when you honor you, you set the standard for how others will love you.”
Iyanla Vanzant

"Loving you means holding yourself with unconditional positive regard.

It means giving yourself the time and space to make poor choices and bad decisions, knowing that you are learning and growing through it all.

Loving you means consciously and consistently engaging in behaviors and activities that are self-supportive, self-affirming and self-honoring.

It also means when you forget or resist opportunities to honor you, instead of beating yourself up, you look for and embrace the lessons you learn.

When you love on you, when you trust you, when you honor you, you set the standard for how others will love you.”

Iyanla Vanzant

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hey there! I'm 16 and I'm starting to get small patches of psoriasis on my shoulders and my legs, I was wondering if you had some advice on how to prevent it from spreading/getting worse. I sort of looked it up online but nobody actually answered how you're supposed to stop it before it really starts, so I figured it would be better to ask someone with a little more experience. (my mom doesn't make an effort to get rid of her psoriasis so I can't ask her) thank you :)

unfortunately, i think the best thing you can do is try as much as possible not to be stressed about it and keep enjoying doing what you want to do. keep your body healthy, engage in habits that reduce stress. it’s hard… but no matter what happens with your skin, you deserve to feel good!

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Hi, I'm 19 years old from Australia and have only been suffering from psoriasis for about 3 months, however it's really getting to me. I have guttate and plaque psoriasis, and I was wondering what treatments worked for you? I've been going to a dermatologist and doing UV which seems to be working, but I was wondering if there was anything I could do in day-to-day life that helped you? Also, it was really cool to find your blog :)
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Hi, I'm Andy. I'm 43 and in Minnesota too. I'm wondering are you still doing the blog? What works for you? My psoriasis is getting worse all the time. I'm going to try tanning... LOL! Ooh, i have plaque psoriasis. If you would like to reply I'll check back soon. Good luck to you, i hope it gets better!

sorry, i don’t do anything on the blog too often these days, but what up Minnesota! how did tanning go?

Hi, My name is Kae. I'm an 18 year-old female, and I really need someone's advice. I have really stubborn plaque psoriasis on my scalp, hands, neck and face. I have tried dermasmooth, clobetasol treatments, various creams/ointments, and I even go to UV Light treatment three times a week. It's getting worse. I am embarrassed to go to school because my hair is falling out at an alarming rate and my face is unsightly right now. Is there anything I can do to make it better? I'd like to go to school
Hey I'm 16 and I've had psoriasis since I was little. Recently it's gotten heaps worse and I've seen dermatologists and they've given me stuff but nothing's worked! Any suggestions? I also have scalp psoriasis that is very very painful anything for that either? Thanks
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my name is Rebekah and i am 23 from Massachusetts, i've had psoriasis since i was probably 6 years old
Hi! My name is Alexandria and I've been suffering from psoriasis for as long as I can remember (I literally do not remember a time when I didn't have it.) Anywho, my psoriasis covers most of my arms and legs, my hands, ankles, toes, inside of my ears and occasionally just above my eyelids. I also recently acquired health insurance and went to a dermatologist. He put me on Methotrexate and so far my skin has shown a little clearing. I just wanted to know if anyone else has tried this medication?

I was on methotrexate for a year and it didn’t do too much for me, but that was also in college and I wasn’t living the healthiest lifestyle at that point… plus different treatments just work differently on different people! wishing you well with methotrexate! :)

Hi everyone! My name is Alyssa. I'm 23 years old and I've had plaque psoriasis for over 10 years now. I'm posting here since I couldn't find the submit button (?) haha I'm new to the whole blogging thing and basically joined Tumblr just to check out this blog. This blog is pretty awesome and I've never seen anything else like it. For someone who's been dealing with psoriasis for a long time, this blog has really made a positive impact on my outlook on life and my skin. It's awesome!
dead sea salt bath!

dead sea salt bath!

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[W]e are trained to see our bodies as the reason that we are treated well or poorly by other people, rather than holding the other people responsible for their actions.

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Deb Burgard, PhD, the HAES files: can i love my body and still want to lose weight?

 

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You can’t hurt someone when they’ve put their own stuff in the light. It doesn’t mean somebody can’t hurt your feelings, but it means that when that stuff is in the light, it’s warm and it’s embraced and it no longer has dominion.

- Dr. Robin Smith  (via mindofataurus)

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I don't have psoriasis but I have researched about it, and I really want to know what a psoriasis flare-up feels like, physically and psychologically. Can you, or can you ask someone else to describe it to me (the details of a severe flare-up) because I want to know and understand.

psoriasis-secrets:

First off let me thank you for taking the time to even want to know what it feels like- most people get grossed out just by looking at our skin.But anyways, wow, okay this will be hard to explain. Think of it like this:

You have the worst sunburn EVER. It burns. Every time you move, your skin feels like it’s on fire. It’s also cracking and dry, so sometimes there’s blood if it’s bad enough, and just the movement of your skin makes it bleed. It’s so itchy you want to peel off your own skin, but scratching it makes it worse, so all you can do is sit there and either A) scratch it or B) cry from the pain. When the skin peels off, there are flakes everywhere- and I mean EVERYWHERE. In your hair, your bed, your clothes, probably in parts of you you’d rather not mention. People stare at your “sunburn” like you’re a leper and don’t hesitate to ask if you’re contagious or not. You’re constantly paranoid that someone is looking at you, judging you, making fun of you. You hide your body, the skin you were born with, with anything possible, even if it’s incredibly uncomfortable- as long as you people don’t stare at as much. You try creams, lotions, more sun, any kind of treatment, but if it seems to get better, don’t worry: it will never go away. You will have this forever.

I hope that helped? I don’t mean to sound depressing or anything, but that is what it feels like in the worst of times. It’s absolutely awful, and if anyone thinks differently you can fuck off. It’s so horrible. I really hope I helped you (and other people) understand what this disease really does to people :)

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celacantonudista:

Parque Psoriásico, una jungla de picores

celacantonudista:

Parque Psoriásico, una jungla de picores

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