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I’m April Smith

I’m a life coach, blogger, and founder of The Thriving Spoonie. I help those with chronic illness adapt with authenticity, courage, and resilience.

April Smith, founder and coach at The Thriving Spoonie, a compassionate and empowering brand for those with chronic illness. A smiling cisgender woman with short wavy brown hair, green eyes, and dressed in a blue denim shirt, confidently faces the camera, smiling.

What’s New on the Blog

A Hands-On Guide to Practical Self-Care for Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can feel like navigating uncharted territory, with each day presenting new challenges and uncertainties. However, mastering practical self-care can be a game-changer in the journey of living with chronic illness. By prioritizing our well-being and adopting proactive strategies tailored to our unique needs, we can reclaim a sense of control and empowerment in the face of adversity.

How to Create Adaptive Living Spaces for Those with Chronic Illness

In this insightful post, we delve into the challenges faced by newcomers venturing into the world of adaptive living spaces. From financial constraints to emotional adjustments, discover practical strategies for overcoming obstacles and transforming your environment to meet your unique needs.

One Must Have Mindset for Adjusting to Life With Chronic Illness

In this blog post, I share personal experiences and practical strategies, illuminating the transformative journey of embracing flexibility in the face of chronic illness. Join me on this path towards resilience, redefining success, and cultivating well-being.

What Does Adaptability Mean in the Context of Chronic Illness?

Embark on a transformative exploration of adaptability within the realm of chronic illness. Uncover practical strategies, mindset shifts, and environmental adjustments that empower individuals to not just survive but thrive amidst health challenges. This journey goes beyond mere survival—it’s about crafting a meaningful existence in the face of health complexities.

My Best Strategies for Finding Stability With Chronic Illness

Uncover the secrets to stability in this blog post! Delve into the practical realm of daily routines for chronic illness, where small, intentional choices pave the way to empowerment. From self-care rituals to adapting to energy levels, learn how these strategies become your allies on the journey.

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