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I am totally physician friendly. I am not at all about getting down on doctors. However… I do often hear complaints from my clients about their relationship with their doctor. One of the complaints is about physicians, as well as other healthcare providers, who seem to be evading their questions. Of course, there may be […]

So, you and your partner are spending a lot of time together these days.  Most likely, that’s an understatement.  During this pandemic, many couples are 24/7.  So you would think you would be so used to each other at this point that you wouldn’t be getting on each other’s nerves.  I mean, you’ve had plenty […]

Anger is a primary emotion. When something happens that you don’t like, you will probably feel angry. But anger can also be a covering emotion. Feelings of sadness, frustration, fear, disappointment, for example may also be expressed as anger. So the next time you are ready to blow up, how about taking a step back […]

Life sure has changed.  We’re all hunkering down, as the saying goes.  Tucked away in our homes as we comply with the request to isolate.  And feeling, well, isolated. We’re all feeling frustrated as we wait to return to our lives, and we’re all feeling isolated. So, is it time for a good vent? Check out […]

Due to their chronic condition, I have many clients who are working with multiple physicians. One doctor for this aspect of their diagnosis, another doctor for something else. Maybe multiple specialists. As well as their regular internist. That’s a lot of appointments. Furthermore, my clients also tell me that it is hard to get all […]

If you’re like me and most of my clients, winter is wearing you down, especially if you live in a cold climate like I do. It’s still winter here. It may pretty much hang around through March. I recently posted an article with some thoughts about winter and the role it plays in our lives. […]

The winter is upon us.  It’s official.  So if you’re in a cold climate like I am, you may be feeling the double whammy of the first blasts of cold weather along with the greatly reduced hours of sunlight.  If you are in a warmer climate, you are at least feeling the impact of darkness […]

Awhile back, when discussing the importance of staying true to your medication and self-care regimen, I was using the word “compliance.” It was the word I was familiar with. But I had never really considered what compliance actually means until one of my readers educated me. Think about what compliance implies — doing what you […]