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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges. I post to this blog three times per week. Monday posts are mindfulness research articles, especially as they relate to health. Wednesday posts are videos of my […]

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Video: Three Questions To Ask Your Doctor

When your doctors are not able to figure out what may be causing your symptoms, or when treatments are not helping, you can sometimes help in finding the right diagnosis by asking these three questions. What else could it be? Is there anything that doesn’t fit? Is it possible I have more than one problem?

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In Your Own Hands – Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Chronic Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know. Effects of Mindfulness Meditation […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. I post to this blog three times per week. Monday posts are evidence-based published articles on mindfulness research and mindfulness-based practices, especially as […]

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Video: Be Curious at Your Medical Appointments

The more curious you are in office appointments, the better you will be at asking good questions. You be better able to collaborate with your doctors. Vigilance and curiosity are at the heart of medical self-efficacy. With anything you don’t fully understand, ask the doctor for an explanation. Most doctors are very experienced at explaining […]

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In Your Own Hands – Study shows clear new evidence for mind-body connection

Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know. Study shows clear new […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. I post to this blog three times per week. Monday posts are evidence-based published articles on mindfulness research and mindfulness-based practices, especially as […]

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Video: Be an Equal Partner with Your Doctor

Trust your doctors because they are the medical experts at diagnosing and treating you. If you don’t trust a doctor you work with, find one you do trust. Empowered patients have good working relationships with their doctors.

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In Your Own Hands – Disrupting the downward spiral of chronic pain and opioid addiction with mindfulness-oriented recovery enhancement

Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know. Disrupting the downward spiral […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. I post to this blog three times per week. Monday posts are evidence-based published articles on mindfulness research and mindfulness-based practices, especially as […]

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