Resources for: Patients

  1. Ever Have Suicidal Thoughts? Here is Some Perspective      

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  18. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut  

  19. Your Child’s Identity, Your Identity

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

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

  22. What Does It Mean To Be Connected?

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

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

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

  26. Ten Ways to Help You Stay Calm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  42. Feeling Normal: A Feature, Not a Disability

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

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

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

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

  47. Newly Diagnosed: Do You Trust Yourself?

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

  49. Compliance versus Adherence

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

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

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

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

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

  55. How’s Your Health Literacy?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  63. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

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

  65. Motivation: Where Does it Come From?

  66. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

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

  68. Just Diagnosed: Going Through the Motions

  69. Feeling Normal: Tolerating Frustration

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

  71. The Power of the Hug

  72. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

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

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

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

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

  77. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

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

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

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

  81. Just Diagnosed: Nurturing Patience During the First Year

  82. Feeling Normal: Anxious? Use it Well!

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

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

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

  86. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

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

  88. Emotions Leading You Around by the Nose?

  89. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

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

  91. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

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

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

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

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

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

  97. Feeling Normal: What Fear Does to Us

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

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

  100. So… Time to Break that Bad Habit?

  101. What Does It Mean to be Confident?

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

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

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

  105. Miracle Cures! What Keeps Us Hoping?

  106. Losing love, hanging on to yourself.

  107. Open Your Heart!

  108. Criticism Can Hurt! Ten Steps Toward Coping

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

  110. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

  111. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

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

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

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

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

  116. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

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

  118. HIV+ Q & A Wishing for a Cure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  127. Worried? 9 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

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

  129. HIV Q and A: Facial Fillers

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

  131. Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Medication, and You

  132. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  142. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

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

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

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

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

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

  148. Coping with Cancer: Just Got Diagnosed?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  164. Five Ways to Step Outside of Your Familiar Zone

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

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

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

  168. Taking Stock of that Person in the Mirror

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

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

  171. What We Get From Our Parents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  179. Patients: How are you feeling?

  180. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

  181. What’s it mean to have hope?

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

  183. Try Humanizing Instead of Demonizing

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

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

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

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

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

  189. Facing the Fear Factor

  190. The Holidays: Joy, Joy, Joy?

  191. New Year? Now What?

  192. Had a Good Cry Lately? Why Not?

  193. Unkind people and hurtful words.

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

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

  196. “Patient” Education

  197. Living with the unwanted houseguest

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

  199. Chronic condition making you feel like damaged goods?

  200. Another perspective on anger

  201. Anger getting the best of you?

  202. Facing Uncertainty

  203. Facing Depression

  204. Coping with Changes in Body Image

  205. Self-Esteem Taken a Battering?

  206. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  207. Feeling Angry? Here’s What to Do

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

  209. Support: Assessing Your Needs and Your Options

  210. How to Pay Attention to Your Mental Health

  211. Ten Steps To Becoming a Fighter

  212. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better

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

Resources for: Family Caregivers

  1. Ever Have Suicidal Thoughts? Here is Some Perspective      

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

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

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

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

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

  7. Your Child’s Identity, Your Identity

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

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

  10. Chronic Communication at Home: Is it Possible Your Family Members Are Experiencing Compassion Fatigue?

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

  12. How’s Your Health Literacy?

  13. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

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

  15. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

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

  17. The Power of the Hug

  18. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

  19. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

  20. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

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

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

  23. Open Your Heart!

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

  25. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

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

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

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

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

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

  31. Worried? 9 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

  32. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

  38. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

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

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

  41. Lonely? Here’s what you can do!

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

  43. Chronic Communication at Home: Fuzzy Bunnies Save the Day!

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

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

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

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

  48. Caregivers: Gathering Information with (and for) your Loved One

  49. Caregivers: Stressed out? Give it the 4-A test!

  50. Caregiving: Recognizing the Joys Beyond the Challenges

  51. A Chronically-Ill Child in the Family: How is Everyone Coping?

  52. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  53. Caregivers: How are YOU Feeling?

  54. Gathering Information With (And For) Your Loved One

  55. Helping Your Loved One to Heal Emotionally

Resources for: Professional Caregivers

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

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

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

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

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

  6. The Power of the Hug

  7. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. Coping with Cancer: Just Got Diagnosed?

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

  17. Healthcare Professionals: Acknowledging Emotional Reactions in Newly-Diagnosed Patients

  18. Healthcare Professionals: Facilitating the Medical Decision-Making Process

  19. Therapists: Helping Newly-Diagnosed Clients

Resources for: Chronic Communication Skills

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

  2. Chronic Communication at Home: All that Pandemic Togetherness Making You a Little Edgy?

  3. Sane Cyberdating: Lessons from my Clients

  4. Chronic Communication Skills: Why am I Attracted to Troubled People?

  5. Chronic Communication at Home: The Value of Thinking Out Loud

  6. Chronic Communication at Work: Since My Diagnosis, I’ve Lost My Confidence

  7. Chronic Communication at Home: Encouraging Kids Toward Independence

  8. Chronic Communication at Home: Ask, Don’t Accuse

  9. Chronic Communication at Home: What We Do That Hurts Our Partners

  10. Chronic Communication at Home: Where Is All That Negativity Coming From?

  11. Chronic Communication at Work: My Chronic Condition Has Made Me Less Tolerant of Bureaucracy

  12. Chronic Communication at Home: Why Is It So Hard To Apologize?

  13. Chronic Communication at Work: My Chronic Condition Has Made Me Less Tolerant of Bureaucracy

  14. Chronic Communication: Are You Withholding From Your Partner?

  15. Chronic Communication at Work: Oh No, My Boss is Leaving!

  16. Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Asking Too Much Of Your Partner?

  17. Chronic Communication at Home: Your Relationship and the Need for Validation

  18. Chronic Communication at Work: When You’re Caught in Office Politics

  19. Chronic Communication at Home: Don’t Say Yes Unless You Mean It!

  20. Chronic Communication at Home: How Can I Help You To Be More Emotional? 

  21. Chronic Communication at Work: Caught Up In the Workplace Negativity

  22. Chronic Communication at Home: The Importance of Shared Meals

  23. Chronic Communication at Home: How Name-Calling Damages Your Relationship

  24. Chronic Communication at Work: Do I Have a Right to Ask for a Raise?

  25. Chronic Communication at Home: Abandonment Fears, and How to Cope

  26. Chronic Communication at Home: Take Your Partner to Your Doctor’s Appointment!

  27. Chronic Communication at Work: Admit to Feeling Fatigue or Try to Hide It?

  28. Chronic Communication at Home: When Does Being Supportive Turn Into Being Parental?

  29. Chronic Communication at Home: Are You Taking Out Your Frustration on Your Partner?

  30. Chronic Communication at Home: Agreeing to Disagree

  31. Chronic Communication at Home: Is There Value in Having an Argument?

  32. Chronic Communication at Home: How the “Cold Shoulder” Hurts Your Relationship

  33. Chronic Communication at Home: Is it Possible Your Family Members Are Experiencing Compassion Fatigue?

  34. Chronic Communication at Home: How to Cope With – and Avoid Giving – Unwanted Advice

  35. Chronic Communication at Home: Your Kids are Listening and Watching

  36. Chronic Communication at Home: It’s So Easy To Place Blame

  37. Chronic Communication at Work: I Have a Condition that Affects my Co-Workers

  38. Chronic Communication at Home: Are You and Your Partner Spending Too Much Time With Each Other?

  39. Chronic Communication at Home: What Happens When You Rehearse a Conversation

  40. Chronic Communication at Home: Texting?  How About Talking? 

  41. Chronic Communication at Home. Talking to Your Kids About Money

  42. Chronic Communication at Work: Manage Up to Your Boss  

  43. Chronic Communication at Home: Did you Marry Me or Your Chronic Condition? 

  44. Chronic Communication at Home: How Would an Outsider View the Atmosphere at Your House? 

  45. Chronic Communication at Work: When I call in sick, do I have to explain why? 

  46. Chronic Communication at Work: When I call in sick, do I have to explain why?

  47. Chronic Communication at Home: The Magic of Asking Questions

  48. Chronic Communication at Home: I Was Just Waiting For You to Say That!

  49. Chronic Communication at Work: Talking to the Boss About Your Regimen

  50. Chronic Communication: The Magic of Asking Questions

  51. Chronic Communication at Home: Date Night, Family Night

  52. Chronic Communication at Home: When the Conversation Gets Uncomfortable. How to Stay There.

  53. Chronic Communication at Home: The Gift of Listening

  54. Chronic Communication at Home: Recovering After a Blowup

  55. Chronic Communication at Work: When You Can’t Get the Work Done on Time

  56. Chronic Communication at Work: Returning to the Job After a Leave of Absence

  57. Chronic Communication: Is my Boss Expecting Less of Me?

  58. Chronic Communication at Home: Living with the Imperfections

  59. Chronic Communication at Work: Your Annual Review

  60. Chronic Communication at Home: Is it the Message or the Delivery?

  61. Chronic Communication at Work: Resisting the Pressure to Socialize

  62. Chronic Communication at Home: Are We Even Yet?

  63. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

  64. Chronic Communication at Home: Unpredictability. Parenting. What You Can Do.

  65. Taking Things Personally? Here’s Why. And What to Do!

  66. Chronic Communication at Work: Faking it on a Not-So-Great Day

  67. Chronic Communication at Home: Getting Enough Quality Time?

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

  69. Chronic Communication at Home: Assuming Positive Intent

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

  71. Chronic Communication at Home: Everybody gets to have a bad day once in awhile

  72. Chronic Communication at Home: When you Confront, Do it Gently

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

  74. Chronic Communication at Home: Talking About Sex

  75. Chronic Communication at Home: How to Stop Walking on Eggshells

  76. Chronic Communication at Work: Talking About Accommodations for Your Chronic Condition

  77. Chronic Communication at Home: Teaming Up at Get-Togethers and Family Events

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

  79. Bully alert: Seven Steps Toward Protecting Yourself

  80. Chronic Communication Tip: When Words Fail… Seven Gestures that Can Help Do the Job

  81. Chronic Communication at Work: Is it Time for Temporary Disability?

  82. Chronic Communication at Home: Using Healing Words

  83. Chronic Communication at Home: Fuzzy Bunnies Save the Day!

  84. Chronic Communication at Home: Helping Kids Answer the “What’s Wrong With Your Mom/Dad?” Question

  85. Chronic Communication at Home: When you don’t know what to say.

  86. Chronic Communication at Work: How to Talk About Calling out Sick

  87. Chronic Communication at Work: Symptomatic in front of your co-workers? Seven steps to help you cope.

  88. Chronic Communication at Work: Disclosing to a Co-Worker

  89. Chronic Communication Skill: How to keep your cool at home

  90. Chronic Communication Skill: Before you walk away…

  91. Chronic Communication Skill: Five Ways to Stop a Conversation… and How to Avoid Them.

  92. Chronic Communication Skill. Keep Kids in the Loop.

  93. Chronic Communication Skill: Encourage your family members to talk about their feelings.

  94. Chronic Communication Skill: You Just Don’t Get It, Do You?

  95. Chronic Communication Skill: Share the workload

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

  97. Chronic Communication Skill: Get Clarification Before You React

  98. Chronic Communication Skill: Watch Out For Those Family Dramas

  99. Chronic Communication Skill:” Finding Middle Ground

  100. Chronic Communication Skill: Just Don’t Get Mad! Really?

  101. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

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

  103. A Chronically-Ill Child in the Family: How is Everyone Coping?

Resources for: Stress and Mindfulness

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

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

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

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

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

  6. Flight or Fight: How to Manage Your Body’s Natural Reaction to Stress

  7. Let Yourself Feel Helpless… For Awhile!

  8. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

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

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

  11. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

  12. Open Your Heart!

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

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

  15. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

  16. Are Your Mind and Your Body in Sync?

  17. Clutter! It’s All in Your Mind!

  18. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

  24. Stress Isn’t Going Anywhere. So How Do We Live With It?

  25. Mindfulness: Getting Into the Moment.

  26. Listen to Music

  27. Use your five senses

  28. Place things in a more positive light… starting with you.

  29. Quick Stress Management Tip: Smile your stress away.

  30. Mindfulness Moment: How to Breathe to Release Stress

  31. Mindfulness Moment: Find Calm in Simple Chores

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

  33. Caregivers: Stressed out? Give it the 4-A test!

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

Resources for: Talking to your Doctor

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

  2. Talking to Your Doctor: I’m Worried About Lax Confidentiality

  3. Talking to Your Doctor: Coping with “Let’s Watch and Wait”

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

  5. Talking to Your Doctor: My Labs Seem to be Falling Into a Black Hole

  6. Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor Refuses to Answer My Questions

  7. Talking to Your Doctor: I Didn’t Tell My Doctor What Another Doctor Said About a Medication

  8. Talking to Your Doctor: How to Have the Antidepressant/Anti-Anxiety Medication Conversation

  9. Talking to Your Doctor: How Well Am I Describing My Symptoms?

  10. Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor is Always Rushing Through the Appointment

  11. Talking To Your Doctor: Is Your Doctor Talking To You or Clicking at You?

  12. Talking to Your Doctor: When Each Visit Feels Like the First Visit

  13. Talking to Your Doctor: Yikes! I’m Losing my Doctor!

  14. Talking to Your Doctor: Is It Really Love?

  15. Talking to Your Doctor: Never Too Much Information

  16. Talking to Your Doctor: When Your Doctor Makes an Error

  17. Talking to Your Doctor: Guess What? Your Doctor is Frustrated, Too!

  18. Talking to Your Doctor: Withholding Information

  19. Talking to Your Doctor: Do I Need to Make that Appointment?

  20. Talking to Your Doctor: Find the Right Words to Describe Your Symptoms

  21. Talking to Your Doctor: Deciding When, How – and If – to Speak Up.

  22. Talking to Your Doctor: When Your Doctor Won’t Talk About Your Emotions

  23. Talking to Your Doctor: What To Do When Potential Side Effects Are Worrying You

  24. You Still Didn’t Get Back to Me

  25. Saying Goodbye to Your Doctor? Seven Steps Toward Communicating With Confidence

  26. You and Your Doctor. Deciding When its Time to Break Up

  27. Your Doctor Has a Few Questions to Ask

  28. What to do when your doctor is scolding or rude.

  29. Worried that your doctor may be saying “yes” a little too quickly?

  30. What to do when you think it’s time to bring in a specialist.

  31. When your doctor’s self-care plan makes a lot of sense… for someone else.

  32. How to question your doctor’s recommendation.

  33. When you can’t afford recommended tests or medications.

  34. Being Straight with Your Doc When You Haven’t Done Your Part

  35. What To Do When Your Doctor Won’t Tell You What To Do

  36. Dangers of Self-Diagnosis: Let Your Doctors Do Their Job

  37. Love Me, Treat Me: Why You Can’t Expect Your Doctor to Always Say ‘Yes’

  38. Clarifying Meaning and Intention with Your Physician

  39. Prepping for Your Doctor’s Appointment: Have Three Main Questions

  40. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better