Patients

  1. Self-Reliance: Be Your Own Port in the Storm

  2. Newly Diagnosed: Medication for Life? How to Accept, How to Cope

  3. Feeling Normal: Learn To Be Okay On Those Days When Things Don’t Feel Okay

  4. Newly Diagnosed: Do You Trust Yourself?

  5. I’m Having Thoughts About My Mortality. What Does That Mean?

  6. Compliance versus Adherence

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

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

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

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

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

  12. How’s Your Health Literacy?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  20. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

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

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

  23. Motivation: Where Does it Come From?

  24. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

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

  26. Just Diagnosed: Going Through the Motions

  27. Feeling Normal: Tolerating Frustration

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

  29. The Power of the Hug

  30. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

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

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

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

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

  35. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

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

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

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

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

  40. Just Diagnosed: Nurturing Patience During the First Year

  41. Feeling Normal: Anxious? Use it Well!

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

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

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

  45. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

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

  47. Emotions Leading You Around by the Nose?

  48. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

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

  50. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

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

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

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

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

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

  56. Feeling Normal: What Fear Does to Us

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

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

  59. So… Time to Break that Bad Habit?

  60. What Does It Mean to be Confident?

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

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

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

  64. Miracle Cures! What Keeps Us Hoping?

  65. Losing love, hanging on to yourself.

  66. Open Your Heart!

  67. Criticism Can Hurt! Ten Steps Toward Coping

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

  69. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

  70. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

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

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

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

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

  75. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

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

  77. HIV+ Q & A Wishing for a Cure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  86. Worried? 8 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

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

  88. HIV Q and A: Facial Fillers

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

  90. Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Medication, and You

  91. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  101. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

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

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

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

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

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

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

  108. Coping with Cancer: Just Got Diagnosed?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  124. Five Ways to Step Outside of Your Familiar Zone

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

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

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

  128. Taking Stock of that Person in the Mirror

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

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

  131. What We Get From Our Parents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  139. Patients: How are you feeling?

  140. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

  141. What’s it mean to have hope?

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

  143. Try Humanizing Instead of Demonizing

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

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

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

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

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

  149. Facing the Fear Factor

  150. The Holidays: Joy, Joy, Joy?

  151. New Year? Now What?

  152. Had a Good Cry Lately? Why Not?

  153. Unkind people and hurtful words.

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

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

  156. “Patient” Education

  157. Living with the unwanted houseguest

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

  159. Chronic condition making you feel like damaged goods?

  160. Another perspective on anger

  161. Anger getting the best of you?

  162. Facing Uncertainty

  163. Facing Depression

  164. Coping with Changes in Body Image

  165. Self-Esteem Taken a Battering?

  166. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  167. Feeling Angry? Here’s What to Do

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

  169. Support: Assessing Your Needs and Your Options

  170. How to Pay Attention to Your Mental Health

  171. Ten Steps To Becoming a Fighter

  172. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better

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