Health psychologist Dr. Laurie on living large despite pain limitations
Dr. Laurie shares a new book, chronicling a doctor's own journey through the American medical system. And she has much, much to say.
Dr. Laurie explains how friendship may be the best medicine.
Caring for a sick child? Dr. Laurie explains how to navigate the complicated terrain.
Dr. Laurie explains how to make plans -- knowing that flares are unpredictable.
Dr. Laurie explains how to overcome fear or embarrassment -- and tackle those situations in which we must share our diagnosis.
Dr. Laurie explains how denying our reality prevents us from finding happiness.
Chronic illness can plague us with worry. Dr. Laurie explains how to relax.
Shuttling between several doctors? Dr. Laurie explains exactly how to protect yourself.
Displaying cheerfulness for those around us -- solely because they cannot handle the sadness of disease -- can cause more harm than good, Dr. Laurie writes.