Miriam Thom is an educator, speaker, and coach at the intersection of food, mind-body, and lifestyle medicine. When she was first diagnosed with psoriasis, she felt lost and confused. Today she helps people with chronic skin conditions connect with each other so they can find resources and inspiration.
Watch Miriam’s video to learn how psoriasis is a guiding light for taking care of herself and connecting with others.
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Psoriasis has become one of the ways in which I communicate with my body. I knew my skin was just a symptom that something much deeper needed attention. It's taught me how to keep myself in balance, and that balance has become such a stable foundation in my life. Psoriasis has become this guiding light towards the healthiest and most vibrant version of myself, and that is truly a gift.
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Community is such an important part of the healing journey. I can remember how I felt when I was first diagnosed, and there is no other point in my life where I have felt as lost or confused. Community platforms allow people to connect, to not feel so alone. People who are living with chronic skin conditions can gather around shared resources, community and inspiration.