How can a chronically ill or disabled person set priorities?

There are three really good ways for a disabled or chronically ill person to prioritize their responsibilities:
  • Keep balance in your life. Prioritize, eliminate, consolidate, and streamline activities in all aspects of your life.
  • Take care of yourself. Be sensible about how you spend your time and energy. Do the things that are most important to you and to your family. Try to eliminate unnecessary or difficult tasks. Give yourself permission to rest. Make compromises and remove the words “I should” from your vocabulary.
  • Pace your activities. Try to break an activity down into a series of smaller tasks. Rest before you become exhausted and, if required, enlist the help of others.
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