• Dr. Laurie
    Dr. Laurie

“New Life, No Instructions”

Dr. Laurie on Gail Caldwell’s new memoir that tells the story of finding a way through chronic pain

Sad and mad, tired and overwhelmed?

Dr. Laurie on doing your health a favor by unplugging from the constant barrage of bad and scary news

No big surprise: Health concerns most common reason for stress

Dr. Laurie with concrete and effective ways to manage your stress

Savor and let the good things linger

Dr. Laurie on how savoring can lessen anxiety, make sleep easier, brighten mood, and improve daily living

Our own “spot of grace”

Dr. Laurie on connecting with what is deepest and most valuable within each of us

Self-compassion: NOT some psychobabble feel goody thing

Dr. Laurie on why it’s good to give yourself a hug

Can Namaste help your pain go away?

Dr. Laurie on how meditation can help with pain management

Agreeing to Disagree

Dr. Laurie on how speaking your mind can be good for your body

Staying in the moment, even if it feels scary

Dr. Laurie on how we can listen to our hopes instead of fears even during the worst of times

Afraid to get angry because it’s not nice to get mad?

Dr. Laurie on why it’s good to get angry – what’s bad is denying it, pushing it down, or trying to turn it into a fake agreeable smile