Health psychologist Dr. Laurie on living large despite pain limitations
Advising the mother who wants to tell her playgroup she has RA so they won’t think she’s a flake.
How mindfulness can lessen the effects of pain.
Or how a lousy way to spend a Christmas Eve became a perfectly fine way.
Our bodies may be fragile but we can still allow ourselves to live large.
Dr. Laurie’s prescription: Slow Way Down
Don’t go on suffering thinking it will go away. It doesn’t.
Coping with Hurricane Sandy, Dr. Laurie practices what she preaches in finding her own hope and calm in a stressful situation.
Dr. Laurie writes about how choosing a different visual image to represent pain has dramatic results, both emotionally as well as physically.
Dr. Laurie writes that sometimes it may help to let go of something that was working in order to reach for more.
Dr. Laurie shares some favorite words about easing into the new season.