Autoimmune Disease in the Workplace: Responsibilities and Disability Awareness for Employers

Introduction to Autoimmune Disease

Is Autoimmune Disease a Legally Protected Disability?

What is Disability Discrimination?

Why FMLA isn't an Exact Science

Easy Reasonable Accomodations

Resources for Employers


An Employee's Guide to Managing Autoimmune Disease in the Workplace

Is Autoimmune Disease a Legally Protected Disability?

Are You Being Discriminated Against?

How to Navigate FMLA

Should I Tell My Employer?

Easy Reasonable Accomodations

Resources for Employees


Mindfulness at Work Lunch and Learn Series

5 Easy Ways to Manifest Gratitude at Work

Self-Care in the Workplace

5 Ways to Get Fit While You Sit at Work

Mindful Productivity at Work


Gratitude Builds Fortitude 30-Day Challenge

Benefits of building a gratitude practice.

30 daily videos with Gratitude Challenges.

Free resources and printables.

Get the whole family involved in the challenge!


Mystery Symptom Master Class

Causes of Chronic Illness and Mystery Symptoms

Addressing the Root Causes

Mind and Body Healing Together

Your Path to Empowerment and Healing


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Holly Bertone, PMP, CNHP is the #1 bestselling author of the book Thriving in the Workplace with Autoimmune Disease: Know Your Rights, Resolve Conflict, and Reduce Stress, the first book ever to educate others on autoimmune disease as a legal disability in the U.S. workplace. She is a highly sought-after speaker and wellness expert and the leading authority on Autoimmune Disease in the workplace. 

Holly spent the first 10 years of her career in Human Resources, primarily as a recruiter. After working for the prestigious consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, she was invited into federal government service as the Chief of Staff for one of our nation’s top national security offices. From there, she spent 15 years in Project Management.

Holly Bertone is currently the President and CEO of Pink Fortitude, LLC, and founder of Fortitude.Academy and the health and wellness website As a breast cancer and Hashimoto's survivor, she turned these two significant health challenges into a passion to help transform lives for women with chronic illness.

Holly is a Project Management Professional (PMP), holds a Masters Degree from Johns Hopkins University, and is a Certified Natural Health Professional.

In her free time, she loves to garden, and hit flea markets and yard sales. Holly is married to a retired Green Beret, is a stepmother, and lives in Alexandria, VA.


Holly has worked with the following clients:

What Raving Fans are Saying

"Holly’s story of overcoming autoimmune disease is inspiring. Her resources will support your recovery even if you work in an intense work environment, where it seems that no one understands your struggle." - Jessica


"If you’re a professional and think you may have autoimmune or you know you have autoimmune, this is for you. Holly provides all of the resources you need because she lived through it. She helps you step by step and provides that missing link that you’re looking for while suffering from fatigue and other issues associated with autoimmune." - Christina


"This is such an under-discussed aspect of having chronic dysfunction. Great information for anybody trying to navigate the workplace with a very misunderstood condition that can be very difficult to deal with!" - Jason




Autoimmune Disease in the Workplace

Employers + Employees

Coming 09 March 2020