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Dr. Laurie's advice on building a community when your body isn't cooperating.
Dr. Laurie explains why it's difficult to make positive changes in our lives. One tip: imagine your future self as motivation.
Research suggests that the social presence of another is perceived by the brain to be a “metabolic resource” like oxygen or sugar. Dr. Laurie explains why we are not meant to be alone when going through difficult times.
When you’re sick, sometimes you really need to talk. You need support. A kind ear, a shoulder to cry on, figurative or literal. But you don't always get it.
Have you ever asked your support team (partner, friend, family member) about your chronic disease? This exercise can help give them the information and support they need to better help you.
Keeping resolutions can be a challenge. Here are five to focus on for 2017.
A question many of us face: should I go to work while I have a cold? Ms. Meniscus weighs in.
We all like to see the coming new year as an opportunity to start again, to remake some aspect of our lives, to be the better self we wish for.
The symptoms of depression and the symptoms of chronic pain are wrapped together, making it difficult to tell what is what.
If we lose the power to say no, our “yes” creates a great energy suck.
The usual advice for managing stress seems almost laughable when you are dealing with work, family responsibilities, and chronic illness.