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‘Joint Decisions’ web chat series debut: Dr. Laurie talks with Matt Iseman, a comedian living with RA

Bring your questions and join the first ‘Joint Decisions’, September 23, 7pm EST

When the life you have is not the life you planned, or even wanted

Dr. Laurie on what helps us live with the realities of chronic illness

Can’t afford to take a vacation?

Dr. Laurie on getting the benefits of a getaway by relaxing in place

“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