My girlfriend is studying out of the country right now and I won't see her until Christmas. Being without her ... it's awful. Is this normal? -- Blue Billy
Without realizing it, arthritis can lead us to hide behind a protective shield. Dr. Laurie illustrates how tearing down that barrier reveals our true beauty.
Seth realizes that sometimes, you just need to imagine good health.
My boyfriend and I moved in together a few months ago and things just aren't the way they were before. There is no conversation, no affection (although I try my hardest) and he just seems so uninterested. I need some advice on how to get back on track because we are losing each other. -- Sally in San Diego
A response to my last column got me thinking: one of our members pointed out the inexpensive beauty of endorphins for feeling better.
This was a good time of year to take a minute to look within.
Dr. Laurie finds that beauty, love and inspiration come hand-in-hand.
Dear Ms. Meniscus, I find myself nitpicking my girlfriend sometimes, and I don't even mean to do it ... I don't want to do it ... and it hurts her feelings. I resolve myself not to do it again, but I do. How can I stop? -- Paul in Pierre
Losing weight, altering your daily schedule, letting go of stress -- all can be difficult to commit to, let alone do. Dr. Laurie has the answer.
As the tale explains, problems can unexpectedly overwhelm us. Dr. Laurie shows us how to prevent them from doing so.