The Digging Deep blog gathers voices of experts, survivors, parents, caregivers and patients to offer information and inspiration for everyone dealing with serious or chronic health conditions.
We believe that every young person struggling with illness has a story to share. We celebrate teen and young adult stories and insights in the voice of young writers
themselves on www.shadowsedge.com/blog
I often get asked for advice on how to talk to kids, but instead, here are my top ten ideas on how to listen
As a school psychologist, I try to guide kids in choosing SMART goals, which stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound.
In 2019, the Digging Deep team is excited to continue bringing our vision of emotional healing during and after illness to young people who continue to struggle.
A year after I first got ill, I was sleeping on a friend’s couch, jobless, utterly alone and out of options. Was this the rest of my life?
Asking teens to take responsibility for their own diabetes care runs counter to where they are developmentally and can result in frustration, defiance, and conflict during these years.
The important part is to respect your symptoms for what they are – repressed emotions seeking the light.
Q&A with Psychologist, Professor, and Author Kay Jamison, PhD
We appreciate your struggle. We know you are doing your best. And we are all with you, today and every day, on this journey through illness into the person you will become.
Digging Deep was honored to present out game, Shadow’s Edge, at the European Games for Health conference. Here are some of the conference highlights.