Supporting people impacted by Complex Chronic Illness.

CCI Support Blog

The CCI Support Blog is a look at life with Chronic Illnesses written in an informal or conversational style.  If you would like to contribute to this blog, please contact your Health and Wellness Facilitator.

AGM 2021

The Complex Chronic Illness Support AGM is coming up. You can find out more information here!!

Stillness

Information sourced by Neurochild Community (18/7/2020). Science is now showing that stillness may be just what we need to regenerate our exhausted brains and bodies. The demands of modern life put a significant burden on the prefrontal cortex of the brain, which is...

Covid-19

NZ Covid Vaccine Below is some general advice on the Covid-19 Vaccine which Dr Ros Vallings spoke about during her presentation at the public talk held in Hamilton last month for the launch of CCIS Waikato. The entire meeting will be available on Video soon. Experts...

Taking a Break from our Habits

Breaking habits is a tough thing to do, in the first instance it can be hard to know if you need to change a habit. I started to notice that certain things I was doing consciously or unconsciously, were having a negative impact on my health and over time I recognised...

Simply Living

I have been reading and thinking about slower living and how I can live a simpler lifestyle. I have been pondering on how to simplify routines and live a more peaceful existence. My first baby step is to stop writing to do lists, this seems so counterintuitive to me...

Do you receive our emails into a different folder?

Are your emails from CCI Support going into your Gmail Promotions folder? Find out how to shift them back into your main folder here: Move an individual message to a different tab There are two ways to move a message from the Promotions (or other) tab to Primary (or...

Charlottes Blip

Wow I am glad to see the sun shining again, spring is finally here and it has to be one of my favourite seasons of the year. As always, we have been so very busy supporting members, advocacy, setting up a regular in-house mindfulness clinic, photoshoots, new...

Online dating – Myth Busting

Last year I wrote an article on using online dating to find personal connection from the comfort of your own home. We had interest from members about this so I thought I would add a little more on the topic. It is hard to meet people when you live with a chronic...