Fibromyalgia Discussions — Emotional

Dr Gary How do you overcome the urge to procrastinate? Or, need some help? My clients often talk to me about how hard it is to follow their self-care plan, especially where diet…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity August 12 at 5:08 pm
Dr Gary Ever get sick of being told to look on the bright side? I’ll follow up this question with another one: Ever just let yourself feel crummy (angry, sad, frustrated…)? I am all…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity June 18, 2016 at 7:32 pm
Dr Gary Advocating for yourself? Just what does that mean? “Advocate” is one of those terms I hear tossed around a lot, by my clients, by other professionals, and in…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity February 3, 2016 at 11:21 am
Dr Gary Miracle Cures! What Keeps Us Hoping? Hope. Miracle. It seems to me that we use those words a lot when we are talking about health. Let’s start…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 23, 2015 at 8:25 pm Replies 2 Likes 1
Dr Gary Get mad at anybody lately? Was it helpful? Wouldn’t it be nice if other people held up their part of the bargain? Or at least acted right? But…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity May 7, 2015 at 7:54 pm Likes 1
Dr Gary Everybody’s a little (or a lot) anxious. What do you do about yours? Living with a chronic condition gives you all kinds of reasons to feel anxious. Do I need to go through…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 22, 2015 at 12:41 pm Replies 2 Likes 2
Dr Gary Work stress, life stress, can throw your self-care way off track. How do you avoid… Stress at work… stress at home… and ignoring your self-care routine. Does this cycle sound familiar? It seems that we…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity January 22, 2015 at 3:21 pm Likes 2
Dr Gary Everybody’s got an opinion -- how do you evaluate advice? Here’s what I think you should do… How often have you heard that one? Usually from a family member or…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity November 22, 2014 at 11:44 am Likes 1
Dr Gary Quick Check-In: Setting boundaries is part of your self-care. How are yours? It can feel pretty good to say yes, at least at the moment. But here’s something to ask yourself: When…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 19, 2012 at 9:33 pm Replies 4 Likes 1
Dr Gary Not mad at me, are you? How do you and your partner deal with anger? Felt angry lately? Got angry lately? If you’re human, the answer is probably yes. So the better question is: What…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity October 22, 2012 at 5:06 pm
Lana Who and What are you thankful this Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is just around the corner. The holidays mean family, fun and food. Having you family around you is probably…
By Lana Latest Activity November 21, 2011 at 12:46 pm Replies 12 Likes 5