Archive for April 11th, 2012

April 11th, 2012

#HAchat Recap: Once upon a time…telling the story of your health

by Caitlin
pamressler: Isn’t storytelling what peer-to-peer health is all about? …that is historically how we shared info. #hachat Image credit mountainbread on Flickr


All Health Activists are storytellers. Each time you sit down at your computer to write, or explain your health condition to a friend or family members, or even visit your doctor, you are telling a story.  Health Activists are the ultimate storytellers, finding innovative ways to communicate the daily trials of tribulations of living with their condition, navigating the healthcare system, and managing relationships with family and friends.  This week, Health Activists discussed the power of using storytelling in their health communities as well as the Do’s and Don’ts of telling a good story.

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April 11th, 2012

HAWMC Day 11

by Caitlin

 

Theme song. Imagine your health focus or blog is getting its own theme song. What would the lyrics be? What type of music would it be played to?

We all have one, even if we don’t realize it.  It’s the song that comes up on your playlist while you’re walking down the street that makes you smile, a song that perfectly captures the essence of the day/week/month/year that you’re having.  Or maybe it’s the song you put on when you’re angry or sad, the one you belt in the car by yourself after a rough day, or the one that helps you calm your nerves.

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