Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with Eczema

Posted on July 27, 2018

"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about eczema. It was so freeing." -Member of MyEczemaTeam

Living with eczema can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know. Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"?
That is so true about eczema.

"The more I learn about eczema, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of MyEczemaTeam

An eczema diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on MyEczemaTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with eczema.

Here are recent conversations from members of MyEczemaTeam:

What negative assumptions have you let go of about eczema? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

The negative that I let go is that my hand eczema was caused by to much sun

posted 4 months ago


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