Health psychologist Dr. Laurie on living large despite pain limitations
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.
Dr. Laurie explains how small, easily-manageable changes to our daily activities can help us escape feeling trapped.
As a new year begins, Dr. Laurie explores what happens when we lose energy and hope -- and explains how to rediscover them.
Making resolutions and stressing ourselves to keep them may not help at all. Dr. Laurie shares a new approach for entering 2009.
For some, December hits and stress ensues. On the heels of a newly-published Harvard/UCSD "happiness" report, Dr. Laurie explains how discovering and focusing on what makes us happy can actually alleviate some of that tension.