Patients

  1. Mental Health Crisis Line 988 is Now Available! 

  2. Do You Know How That Makes Me Feel?  Recognizing and Responding to Unconscious Bias

  3. It’s 2022!  New Year.  Now What? 

  4. Let’s Get Grateful! It’s Great for Your Mental Health!

  5. Feeling Burned Out From COVID?  You Are Not Alone!

  6. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

  7. How To Be Okay On Those Days When Things Don’t Feel Okay

  8. Ever Have Suicidal Thoughts? Here is Some Perspective      

  9. Chronic Communication Skills: Closure.  Why You Want It.  And What Wanting It Does To You 

  10. Feeling Anxious About COVID-19 Reentry?  Here’s How to Cope!

  11. You and Your Mental Health: How Do I Know If I Need Help?

  12. Validation.  Why You Need It.  How To Ask For It.  How To Give It. 

  13. What Fear Does to Us. And How to Cope in 2021    

  14. Loneliness.  Isolation.  Your Mental Health.  Here’s Help! 

  15. Are People In Your Life Making You Feel Marginalized? Here’s Help!  

  16. Let’s Talk About Feelings.  What Are You Doing With Yours? 

  17. COVID-19 Got You Worried?  9 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts     

  18. Angry? Or Is there Something Else Going On? 

  19. Coping with COVID-19: Is It Time For a Good Vent?

  20. Are You or Your Child Feeling Marginalized? Here’s Help!  

  21. In This Time of Crisis, Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

  22. Winterize and Keep Your Spirits Up Through the Winter Ahead

  23. Living with Prostate Cancer? When the Going Gets Tough… How to Help Yourself, How to Help a Buddy  

  24. Stressing out?  How about using the 80/20 rule? 

  25. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut  

  26. Your Child’s Identity, Your Identity

  27. HIV: Your Dating Life: Is HIV Keeping You in a Bad Relationship?

  28. Somebody Just Told Me I am Acting Entitled Due to My Chronic Condition

  29. What Does It Mean To Be Connected?

  30. Newly-Diagnosed: Why Telling Your Doctor to “Just Treat Me” Doesn’t Benefit You

  31. Your Dating Life: Is Your Chronic Condition Keeping You in a Bad Relationship?

  32. I Don’t Have a Great Support System. How Can I Make Friends?

  33. Ten Ways to Help You Stay Calm

  34. I’ll Start… Tomorrow. Are You Procrastinating on Your Self-Care Plan?

  35. Just Got Diagnosed: Set Yourself Up For Success!

  36. Just Got Diagnosed: How to Cope with Doctor Fatigue

  37. Feeling Overwhelmed by Life. And Turning Everything Into Mud

  38. Why Do I Feel Like Your Offer of Friendship is Charity?

  39. PTSD. Why You Should Be Concerned and What You Can Do

  40. Getting Anxious About Getting Anxious?  Here’s What You Can Do!

  41. Feeling Normal: How Self-Protective Do I Need To Be?

  42. Uncertainty: A Formula for Using Rational Mind to Help You Cope

  43. HIV Q&A: How Do I Learn to be More Self-Reliant?

  44. Help! My Partner is Starting to Sound Like my Mother!

  45. HIV Q&A: HIV Meds for the Rest of My Life? Like Forever? How to Accept, How to Cope

  46. HIV Q&A: Ten Commonly Asked Questions by Poz People at Midlife and Beyond

  47. HIV Q&A: How to have the antidepressant/anti-anxiety conversation

  48. Your Critical Inner Voice: Are You Carrying the Torch or Carrying the Torture?

  49. Feeling Normal: A Feature, Not a Disability

  50. Newly Diagnosed: Anxious About the Future? Remember that Small Steps Add Up to Big Strides!

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

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

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

  54. Newly Diagnosed: Do You Trust Yourself?

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

  56. Compliance versus Adherence

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

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

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

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

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

  62. How’s Your Health Literacy?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  70. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

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

  72. Motivation: Where Does it Come From?

  73. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

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

  75. Just Diagnosed: Going Through the Motions

  76. Feeling Normal: Tolerating Frustration

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

  78. The Power of the Hug

  79. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

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

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

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

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

  84. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

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

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

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

  88. Just Diagnosed: Nurturing Patience During the First Year

  89. Feeling Normal: Anxious? Use it Well!

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

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

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

  93. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

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

  95. Emotions Leading You Around by the Nose?

  96. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

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

  98. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

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

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

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

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

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

  104. Feeling Normal: What Fear Does to Us

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

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

  107. So… Time to Break that Bad Habit?

  108. What Does It Mean to be Confident?

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

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

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

  112. Miracle Cures! What Keeps Us Hoping?

  113. Losing love, hanging on to yourself.

  114. Open Your Heart!

  115. Criticism Can Hurt! Ten Steps Toward Coping

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

  117. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

  118. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

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

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

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

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

  123. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

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

  125. HIV+ Q & A Wishing for a Cure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  134. Worried? 9 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

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

  136. HIV Q and A: Facial Fillers

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

  138. Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Medication, and You

  139. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  149. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

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

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

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

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

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

  155. Coping with Cancer: Just Got Diagnosed?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  171. Five Ways to Step Outside of Your Familiar Zone

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

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

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

  175. Taking Stock of that Person in the Mirror

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

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

  178. What We Get From Our Parents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  186. Patients: How are you feeling?

  187. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

  188. What’s it mean to have hope?

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

  190. Try Humanizing Instead of Demonizing

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

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

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

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

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

  196. Facing the Fear Factor

  197. The Holidays: Joy, Joy, Joy?

  198. New Year? Now What?

  199. Had a Good Cry Lately? Why Not?

  200. Unkind people and hurtful words.

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

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

  203. “Patient” Education

  204. Living with the unwanted houseguest

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

  206. Chronic condition making you feel like damaged goods?

  207. Another perspective on anger

  208. Anger getting the best of you?

  209. Facing Uncertainty

  210. Facing Depression

  211. Coping with Changes in Body Image

  212. Self-Esteem Taken a Battering?

  213. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  214. Feeling Angry? Here’s What to Do

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

  216. Support: Assessing Your Needs and Your Options

  217. How to Pay Attention to Your Mental Health

  218. Ten Steps To Becoming a Fighter

  219. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better

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