Headache medicine needs dreamers. We need people who will not be held back by what is already known. The cause, and eventually the cure, will be found by explorers, pioneers, and dreamers.
I know a thing or two about wearing a mask and putting on a good show in the face of tragedy and pain. I bet you do, too. I’ve gotten so good at it that my own husband can’t tell when I am hurting.
In this video of Susan Boyle’s audition, no one expected such a beautiful voice to come out of her mouth. They were guilty of observation bias. They believed that what they saw on the surface was all there was to Susan.
So much of our awareness efforts focus on the acute symptoms of a migraine attack. Migraineurs rarely talk about the challenges we face every single day even on relatively good days.
What would you say if I told you it was possible to change your perspective? Would you think I was delusional? You would be right. I choose mild delusion over reality.
Who will change the way the world thinks about migraine? We need support from the healthy. We need your voices to join ours.
Despite what society tells you, we are not faking it just to get out of unpleasant activities. In our hearts we desperately long to be “normal” again, to live carefree, and to be a part of life again.
Have you ever lost hope and had a dream die? You invest so much of your time and resources in a goal, only to have your hope crushed like eggs smashed against a rock.
The experience of fear is felt when chemicals are produced and released by the amygdala. The amygdala is a tiny, pea-shaped organ deep in the center of the brain.
It is all too common for us to focus on the needs and expectations of others. We become a shell of our true selves, just a reflection of who others think we are.