Resources for: Patients

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut  

  11. Your Child’s Identity, Your Identity

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

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

  14. What Does It Mean To Be Connected?

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

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

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

  18. Ten Ways to Help You Stay Calm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  34. Feeling Normal: A Feature, Not a Disability

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

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

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

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

  39. Newly Diagnosed: Do You Trust Yourself?

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

  41. Compliance versus Adherence

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

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

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

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

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

  47. How’s Your Health Literacy?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  55. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

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

  57. Motivation: Where Does it Come From?

  58. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

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

  60. Just Diagnosed: Going Through the Motions

  61. Feeling Normal: Tolerating Frustration

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

  63. The Power of the Hug

  64. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

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

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

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

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

  69. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

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

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

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

  73. Just Diagnosed: Nurturing Patience During the First Year

  74. Feeling Normal: Anxious? Use it Well!

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

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

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

  78. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

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

  80. Emotions Leading You Around by the Nose?

  81. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

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

  83. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

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

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

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

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

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

  89. Feeling Normal: What Fear Does to Us

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

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

  92. So… Time to Break that Bad Habit?

  93. What Does It Mean to be Confident?

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

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

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

  97. Miracle Cures! What Keeps Us Hoping?

  98. Losing love, hanging on to yourself.

  99. Open Your Heart!

  100. Criticism Can Hurt! Ten Steps Toward Coping

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

  102. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

  103. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

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

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

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

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

  108. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

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

  110. HIV+ Q & A Wishing for a Cure

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  119. Worried? 9 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

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

  121. HIV Q and A: Facial Fillers

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

  123. Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Medication, and You

  124. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  134. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

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

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

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

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

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

  140. Coping with Cancer: Just Got Diagnosed?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  156. Five Ways to Step Outside of Your Familiar Zone

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

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

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

  160. Taking Stock of that Person in the Mirror

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

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

  163. What We Get From Our Parents

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  171. Patients: How are you feeling?

  172. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

  173. What’s it mean to have hope?

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

  175. Try Humanizing Instead of Demonizing

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

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

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

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

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

  181. Facing the Fear Factor

  182. The Holidays: Joy, Joy, Joy?

  183. New Year? Now What?

  184. Had a Good Cry Lately? Why Not?

  185. Unkind people and hurtful words.

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

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

  188. “Patient” Education

  189. Living with the unwanted houseguest

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

  191. Chronic condition making you feel like damaged goods?

  192. Another perspective on anger

  193. Anger getting the best of you?

  194. Facing Uncertainty

  195. Facing Depression

  196. Coping with Changes in Body Image

  197. Self-Esteem Taken a Battering?

  198. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  199. Feeling Angry? Here’s What to Do

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

  201. Support: Assessing Your Needs and Your Options

  202. How to Pay Attention to Your Mental Health

  203. Ten Steps To Becoming a Fighter

  204. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better

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

Resources for: Family Caregivers

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

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

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

  4. Your Child’s Identity, Your Identity

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

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

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

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

  9. How’s Your Health Literacy?

  10. Fear: Ten steps toward better coping

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

  12. When Anger Turns Into Abuse

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

  14. The Power of the Hug

  15. When It’s Time to Stop Treatment

  16. Enough with the Silver Lining, Already!

  17. Chronic Communication: My Partner is Noncompliant!

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

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

  20. Open Your Heart!

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

  22. Be Inspired by the Serenity Prayer

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

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

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

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

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

  28. Worried? 9 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

  29. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

  35. Keeping a Journal: The Joys and the Benefits

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

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

  38. Lonely? Here’s what you can do!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  47. Caregiving: Recognizing the Joys Beyond the Challenges

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

  49. When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick

  50. Caregivers: How are YOU Feeling?

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

  52. 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 at Home: All that Pandemic Togetherness Making You a Little Edgy?

  2. Sane Cyberdating: Lessons from my Clients

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

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

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

  6. Chronic Communication at Home: Encouraging Kids Toward Independence

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  29. Chronic Communication at Home: Agreeing to Disagree

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  49. Chronic Communication: The Magic of Asking Questions

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

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

  52. Chronic Communication at Home: The Gift of Listening

  53. Chronic Communication at Home: Recovering After a Blowup

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

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

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

  57. Chronic Communication at Home: Living with the Imperfections

  58. Chronic Communication at Work: Your Annual Review

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

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

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

  62. Tough Love: The Upside and the Downside

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

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

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

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

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

  68. Chronic Communication at Home: Assuming Positive Intent

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

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

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

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

  73. Chronic Communication at Home: Talking About Sex

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

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

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

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

  78. Bully alert: Seven Steps Toward Protecting Yourself

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

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

  81. Chronic Communication at Home: Using Healing Words

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  89. Chronic Communication Skill: Before you walk away…

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

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

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

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

  94. Chronic Communication Skill: Share the workload

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

  96. Chronic Communication Skill: Get Clarification Before You React

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

  98. Chronic Communication Skill:” Finding Middle Ground

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

  100. Chronic Communication Skill: Speak for yourself.

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

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

Resources for: Stress and Mindfulness

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

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

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

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

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

  6. Let Yourself Feel Helpless… For Awhile!

  7. Getting Yourself in the Mood for Sleep   

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

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

  10. Just Diagnosed: Watch Your Language!

  11. Open Your Heart!

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

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

  14. Intuition: How to Listen to Your Gut

  15. Are Your Mind and Your Body in Sync?

  16. Clutter! It’s All in Your Mind!

  17. Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  24. Mindfulness: Getting Into the Moment.

  25. Listen to Music

  26. Use your five senses

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

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

  29. Mindfulness Moment: How to Breathe to Release Stress

  30. Mindfulness Moment: Find Calm in Simple Chores

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

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

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

Resources for: Talking to your Doctor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  14. Talking to Your Doctor: Never Too Much Information

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

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

  17. Talking to Your Doctor: Withholding Information

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

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

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

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

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

  23. You Still Didn’t Get Back to Me

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

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

  26. Your Doctor Has a Few Questions to Ask

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

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

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

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

  31. How to question your doctor’s recommendation.

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

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

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

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

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

  37. Clarifying Meaning and Intention with Your Physician

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

  39. Doctor, Make Me Feel Better