Mental Health & Psoriasis

Make the mind-body connection with info to help you thrive while living with psoriasis.

Upbeat Music to Boost Your Mood and Day
Upbeat Music to Boost Your Mood and Day
Key Facts About Panic Attacks Everyone Should Know
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How a Live, Virtual Coach Can Help You Achieve Your Well-Being Goals
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6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
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What Is Stigma?
What Is Stigma?
6 Ways to Handle Sick Days When You Have a Chronic Condition
6 Ways to Handle Sick Days When You Have a Chronic Condition
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself 7 minutes
Upbeat Music to Boost Your Mood and Day
Upbeat Music to Boost Your Mood and Day
Key Facts About Panic Attacks Everyone Should Know
Key Facts About Panic Attacks Everyone Should Know
How a Live, Virtual Coach Can Help You Achieve Your Well-Being Goals
How a Live, Virtual Coach Can Help You Achieve Your Well-Being Goals
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
What Is Stigma?
What Is Stigma?
6 Ways to Handle Sick Days When You Have a Chronic Condition
6 Ways to Handle Sick Days When You Have a Chronic Condition
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself 7 minutes

Psoriasis Stories

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Know that you’re not alone. Read others’ experiences living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

How Psoriasis Helped Me Learn to Love and Accept Myself
How Psoriasis Helped Me Learn to Love and Accept Myself
What It’s Like to Thrive with Severe Psoriasis
What It’s Like to Thrive with Severe Psoriasis
How One Artist Is Bringing Hope to Others with Psoriasis
How One Artist Is Bringing Hope to Others with Psoriasis

Mindfulness

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Quiet your mind and ease stress with this mindfulness advice, curated specifically for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
Why You Should Practice Mindfulness When You Have Psoriasis
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain

Work Life

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Find career tips to help you manage work demands, difficult coworkers, and other stressors while also caring for yourself and your psoriasis.

6 Ways to Handle Sick Days When You Have a Chronic Condition
6 Ways to Handle Sick Days When You Have a Chronic Condition
8 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
8 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do at Work to Manage Stress
5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do at Work to Manage Stress

Overcoming Negativity

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It’s easy to get wrapped up in negative thoughts, such as jealousy of others who don’t have psoriasis. But there are ways to get out of those cycles of negativity and find more joy and gratitude.

What Do We Mean When We Talk About Resilience?
What Do We Mean When We Talk About Resilience?
How Psoriasis Affects Mental Health, According to Our Members
How Psoriasis Affects Mental Health, According to Our Members
Feeling Alone in Living with Psoriasis? Here’s What to Do
Feeling Alone in Living with Psoriasis? Here’s What to Do

Depression

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You’re not alone. People with psoriasis are at increased risk for depression. Get more information on what to do if you’re dealing with depression.

How to Care for Your Mental Health When You Have a Chronic Illness
How to Care for Your Mental Health When You Have a Chronic Illness
How Psoriasis Affects Mental Health, According to Our Members
How Psoriasis Affects Mental Health, According to Our Members
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know

Anxiety

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Anxiety disorders are common in people with psoriasis. This info will help you manage your anxiety or social anxiety to feel freer and happier in your work, relationships, and pastimes.

How to Care for Your Mental Health When You Have a Chronic Illness
How to Care for Your Mental Health When You Have a Chronic Illness
How Psoriasis Affects Mental Health, According to Our Members
How Psoriasis Affects Mental Health, According to Our Members
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious

Stress

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Not only can stress make psoriasis flare up, but having psoriasis can be stressful. Find tips to manage stress, make each day more enjoyable and reduce symptoms.

9 Ways to Help Prevent a Psoriasis Flare
9 Ways to Help Prevent a Psoriasis Flare
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 8 Ways to Manage IBD Symptoms
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 8 Ways to Manage IBD Symptoms
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious