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In Your Own Hands – Mindfulness-oriented recovery enhancement ameliorates the impact of pain

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. Mindfulness-oriented recovery enhancement ameliorates […]

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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 rich, rewarding life despite living with chronic health challenges. It is also for anyone wanting to know how to optimize subjective wellbeing by learning how to fully engage in a life of practice that is based […]

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Video: Second Opinions

Before any high-risk procedure or if you are not getting better, it’s important to get a second opinion from a specialist at a different institution, or from a clinician in a different specialty. Your PCP will have ideas on what specialists you can see and will give you a referral. You can discuss with your […]

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In Your Own Hands – Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy versus Sertraline

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. Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive […]

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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 with self-care mastery. It is for all medical patients, caregivers, and advocates who want to learn how to collaborate with physicians to optimize health. It is also for those living with a debilitating medical condition who want […]

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Video: Bringing someone with you to medical appointments

Bring an advocate with you to medical appointments if you need support or help with comprehension in the conversation with your doctor. Also, that person can advocate for you and ask questions that you may not think to ask. An advocate can also help you organize your medical records and take notes. A professional advocate […]

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In Your Own Hands – Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Recurrent Depression

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. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for […]

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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 with self-care mastery. It is for all medical patients, caregivers, and advocates who want to learn how to collaborate with physicians to optimize health. It is also for those living with a debilitating medical condition who want […]

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Video: Having an Advocate with You

Bring someone with you when going for medical appointments that may include receiving a dire diagnosis.

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In Your Own Hands – The benefits of mindfulness-based stress reduction for cancer survivors

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 of mindfulness-based stress […]

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