Episode 6: Managing a career while living with chronic illness

Season #1


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How do you navigate your career while living with chronic illness? Spoonie Entrepreneur Tanya Doumouras and recently retired Chris Beanland, share all of their wisdom. Learn how to share what you need and ask for what you want - including working part-time. Plus marriage, love and navigating family dynamics while living with chronic illness.  

 About Tanya

Tanya is a fantastic Spoonie entrepreneur who was diagnosed in 2017 with  Central Sensitisation Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue. She founded Kokki Eco, a social enterprise that brings beautiful handicrafts to the world. 

About Chis

Chris enjoyed a stellar career in both Academia and corporate Australia, while living with rheumatoid arthritis and also raising her son.  

About Michelle Irving

A pioneer in the Chronic Illness space, Michelle Irving runs the Queen of the Underworld program for intelligent, talented women living with chronic illness. She mentors women around the world, teaching them how to create a life filled with love, meaningful work and deep personal power. She believes we can all have a positive relationship with ourselves even in the midst of experiencing illness.

Connect with Tanya

Instagram: @kokkiecoshop

Facebook: My Central Sensitisaton Journey

Connect with Michelle

Instagram: @michelleirvingofficial

Consultations: Book your complimentary consultation with Michelle.

Queen of the Underworld Program

Music by Avy Summerlind