Patients

  1. Compliance versus Adherence

  2. Sure, I Didn’t Choose my Chronic Condition. How to Avoid Labeling Yourself – or Letting Others Label You – As a Victim

  3. Work/Live Balance. A Five-Step Approach to Achieving It Your Way

  4. Your Ability to Take Charge. When To Turn It On, When To Give It a Rest

  5. Newly Diagnosed: Is It Okay to Ask Why Me?

  6. Newly-Diagnosed: My Self-Esteem Just Took a Hit!

  7. How’s Your Health Literacy?

  8. All That Guilt. What’s It Getting You?

  9. HIV Q&A: I’m Worried About My Children’s Future

  10. HIV Q&A: HIV Has Changed the Way I Look!

  11. My Condition Has Changed Me. I Don’t Recognize Myself 

  12. Behave Yourself! Managing Your Eating Through a Behavioral Approach     

  13. Waiting for Test Results: How to Get Through the Countdown

  14. Here’s How to Have a More Positive Outlook: “Like” Your Life 

  15. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

  16. Sadness: Let it in and listen to the Message

  17. I’m Worried About My Children’s Future

  18. Motivation: Where Does it Come From?

  19. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

  20. A Reflection on Winter: Decline, Making Space, Rebirth

  21. Just Diagnosed: Going Through the Motions

  22. Feeling Normal: Tolerating Frustration

  23. Family Value: The Benefits of Staying on a Budget

  24. The Power of the Hug

  25. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

  26. Feeling Normal: What Are You Looking Forward To?

  27. What’s a Good Day? And How Do I Have More?

  28. Mind Says, Body Follows: The Power of Stressful Thoughts

  29. Shrink-Shopping? Here’s help in finding a therapist

  30. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

  31. Take an Anxiety Break. Indulge But Set Limits.

  32. So… Treatment Regimen Plan A Didn’t Work. Now What?

  33. Your Psychiatric Medication Regimen. So… Plan A Didn’t Work

  34. Feeling Normal: We Don’t Unlock Self-Esteem, We Create It

  35. Just Diagnosed: Nurturing Patience During the First Year

  36. Feeling Normal: Anxious? Use it Well!

  37. Balance: The Power of Logic, the Power of Emotions

  38. HIV Q&A: I’m Keeping Secrets from my Doctor

  39. HIV Q&A: I’m Afraid. What Can I Do About It?

  40. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

  41. A Breakthrough in Therapy!!! Now What’s That Really Mean?

  42. Emotions Leading You Around by the Nose?

  43. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

  44. Just Diagnosed: Getting Your Emotions Through the First Year

  45. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

  46. Feeling Normal: Being Okay with Life’s GPS

  47. Words are Powerful. So How About Watching Your Language?

  48. Just Diagnosed: Why Does Information Feel Like my Enemy?

  49. You and Your Thoughts: Who’s the Boss?

  50. Looking for a Partner? How About Falling in Love with Yourself First?

  51. Feeling Normal: What Fear Does to Us

  52. Normal Life: When was the Last Time you Felt Exposed?

  53. What’s it Mean to be an Advocate?

  54. So… Time to Break that Bad Habit?

  55. What Does It Mean to be Confident?

  56. This Holiday Season, I Hope I Don’t…

  57. Twenty Years From Now… What’s Most Important?

  58. Getting Down on Yourself? Here’s How to Curb the Urge to Judge

  59. Miracle Cures! What Keeps Us Hoping?

  60. Losing love, hanging on to yourself.

  61. Open Your Heart!

  62. Criticism Can Hurt! Ten Steps Toward Coping

  63. Mean Thoughts? Here’s What You Can Do!

  64. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

  65. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

  66. Multitasking Isn’t Helping You. Here’s What to Do Instead

  67. What’s your Perspective? How to Recognize It, How to Change It

  68. HIV Q&A: I Love Barebacking. But I Know I Shouldn’t

  69. How Are You Getting the Day Started? How About a Healthy Ritual?

  70. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

  71. Depression. How to Help Yourself, How to Help Others

  72. HIV+ Q & A Wishing for a Cure

  73. HIV Q & A: Feeling like damaged goods!

  74. HIV Q & A: I Want to Fall in Love!

  75. Chronic Communication at Home: What Can I Do For You?

  76. Can’t Afford a Therapist? Here are Some Ideas to Consider

  77. Inspiration! Here’s how to find yours!

  78. Self-Sabotage: Why We Do It and How to Stop

  79. Why Do We Get Mad at Other People? Here’s Why and What You Can Do!

  80. Ready to be Kinder to Yourself? Ten Steps Toward Self-Compassion

  81. Worried? 8 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

  82. HIV Q and A: Obsessing about the guy who passed HIV to me

  83. HIV Q and A: Facial Fillers

  84. The Envy Trap. How to Get Out of It, How to Avoid It.

  85. Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Medication, and You

  86. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

  87. Tired of the Word “Challenge”? You’re Not Alone!

  88. Not active enough? Here’s How to Get Motivated!

  89. Chronic Communication at Work: Work stress … life stress … and your health.

  90. How About a Drink? Before you Pour, Consider Your Wellness!

  91. Holiday Time! What are you Saying “Yes!” To?

  92. Someone With my Condition Just Died. What Does That Mean for Me?

  93. Advice. Good, Bad? How to Decide, How to Say No

  94. When You Don’t Think You Can Keep Going

  95. You and Your Relationships. A Positive Perspective on Negative People.

  96. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

  97. When the Diagnosis is Terminal. Eleven Steps Toward Coping… and Hope

  98. You’d Rather Not Know? Nine Steps Toward Facing the Facts.

  99. Got a Problem? Nine Steps to Help You Exercise Your Problem-Solving Muscles!

  100. Looking for a Partner? How About Falling in Love with Yourself First?

  101. Feeling lost? How to Find Your Way Back.

  102. Depression? Or Diabetes Distress? Here’s Why it Matters and What You Can Do!

  103. Coping with Cancer: Just Got Diagnosed?

  104. HIV+ and Over 50: How to Make This Time of Life A Great Time of Life!

  105. Having fun yet? Seven Steps Toward Bringing More Fun Into Your Life.

  106. Vent! Nine Steps to Getting It Out of Your System

  107. Second-Guessing. Seven Steps Toward Getting Out of Your Own Way

  108. Lonely? Here’s what you can do!

  109. Hey Guys! Why’s It So Hard to Open Up? Three Steps to Get You Started

  110. Whew! Am I Ever Mad! Seven Remedies for Angry Feelings.

  111. Superstitious Thinking: Recognizing When You Do It, and Why You Don’t Need It.

  112. Not Knowing and Filling in the Gaps… With Your Own Version of the Story

  113. It’s a New Year. Time to Get a (Bigger) Life!

  114. Life Lessons That Chronic Conditions Teach Us: A Baker’s Dozen.

  115. Just Got Diagnosed: (Again). Eight steps to cope with a second health condition.

  116. I Can’t Do It. Yet. Overcoming Self-Defeating Thinking.

  117. Having a Bad Day? Seven Steps to Help Make a Bad Day Better.

  118. Not getting what you expect? Three simple steps toward taking the pressure off.

  119. Five Ways to Step Outside of Your Familiar Zone

  120. Seven Ways to Bring More Meaning Into Your Life.

  121. Not Sure What’s Next? Maybe it’s Time to Create a Vision for your Life!

  122. Is Your Grudge Making You Sick? 4 Tips to Forgive

  123. Taking Stock of that Person in the Mirror

  124. Diabetics Only: You can’t have that! Seven steps toward managing the food police.

  125. Finances, stress, and your chronic condition. Here’s how to take care of your emotions.

  126. What We Get From Our Parents

  127. Just Not Feeling It? Maybe It’s Time to Ask For Help

  128. Confront Chronic Illness Challenges: Craft a Positive Vision for Your Future

  129. Setting Boundaries: How Always Saying “Yes” Can Sacrifice Self-Care

  130. Turning “Yes, But” into “Yes, and” equals empowerment.

  131. Stop squeezing your life so hard by taking the 80% perspective.

  132. Is it time to look at your boundary-setting?

  133. Recognize your own resilience. And then build on it.

  134. Patients: How are you feeling?

  135. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

  136. What’s it mean to have hope?

  137. Show? Tell? Rehearse? What’s your learning style?

  138. Try Humanizing Instead of Demonizing

  139. Ready to do some spring cleaning? It’s never too late, or too early!

  140. I’m sick of this! What to do when you are facing compliance burnout.

  141. Chronic Communication Skill: Recognize the moments of joy that each day brings.

  142. Is it really that bad? The first defense against a catastrophe is to not create one.

  143. Do you see me or do you see my diagnosis? How to deal with the worriers and the micromanagers in your life.

  144. Facing the Fear Factor

  145. The Holidays: Joy, Joy, Joy?

  146. New Year? Now What?

  147. Had a Good Cry Lately? Why Not?

  148. Unkind people and hurtful words.

  149. How to get out of bed in the morning.

  150. In sickness and health…or so you were promised.

  151. “Patient” Education

  152. Living with the unwanted houseguest

  153. Spiritual Self-Care: How’s it going for you?

  154. Chronic condition making you feel like damaged goods?

  155. Another perspective on anger

  156. Anger getting the best of you?

  157. Facing Uncertainty

  158. Facing Depression

  159. Coping with Changes in Body Image

  160. Self-Esteem Taken a Battering?

  161. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  162. Feeling Angry? Here’s What to Do

  163. Why Is It So Hard To Ask For Help?

  164. Support: Assessing Your Needs and Your Options

  165. How to Pay Attention to Your Mental Health

  166. Ten Steps To Becoming a Fighter

  167. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better

  168. Over 50? Time to Take Charge of Your Healthcare… And Your Well-being