Sometimes, one of the hardest things to do is to ask for help. Whatever your situation, whatever you’re feeling, you don’t need to do it all alone.

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Family in the garden

Practical and emotional help can come from anywhere—your friends and family, your doctor/nurse, your colleagues, or a local support group. People are usually happy to help.

One way to let people know how they can help you is to ask people to be on standby, to help you with daily tasks if you have a bad day.

Woman with scleroderma with paintbrushes

Sometimes it can help to hear how others have managed with scleroderma. Their experiences and triumphs can help you find your own way forward.