https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpUNgYbsQms If you have a chronic illness, you know just how much energy it takes to complete your daily chores and common household tasks. In this video from newlifeoutlook, Jennifer shares some practical tips to help make life a little easier for anyone suffering from a chronic illness. MORE: Could eating soy help with IBD symptoms? Jennifer looks at ways chronic illnesses sufferers can conserve energy and save time when they're in the kitchen, along with hacks for personal grooming, getting dressed, cleaning, and shopping. The suggestions are designed to help patients avoid lifting heavy items, standing for too long, moving around a lot, or doing too much in one day. MORE: Six things to know about using medicinal marijuana IBD News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.