Breast Cancer Discussions — Emotional Support

Dr Gary A little sensitive to criticism? If so, you’re not alone! Nobody likes to be criticized. We like to think we are doing/saying everything the right way. And when we’re told…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity November 4, 2015 at 12:47 pm
Dr Gary Yikes! That was a mean thought. Where’d that come from? When is the last time you had a mean thought that just seemed to come out of nowhere? Our minds…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity October 24, 2015 at 8:14 pm
Dr Gary Handling things one at a time? Or trying to do it all at once? When is the last time you bragged about what a good multitasker you are? Or heard someone else bragging about…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity November 30, 2015 at 1:09 pm Replies 1
Dr Gary Hanging in. With help from the Serenity Prayer. Hang in there! We often say this to each other, and we often say it to ourselves. But what’s it actually…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity September 19, 2015 at 12:35 pm
Dr Gary How you start your day can make a big difference. How do you start yours? The day doesn’t always go the way you want it to. But here’s where you do have some control: how…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity August 27, 2015 at 9:59 pm
Dr Gary An okay day, but not feeling great. How do you decide when to push and… When you’re living with a chronic condition, you may have days when you are feeling totally on top what it…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity July 6, 2015 at 3:45 pm
Dr Gary What Can I Do For You? Have you asked that question lately? “What about me?” Living with a chronic condition is no party. You didn’t choose this road. If you had a choice…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity July 2, 2015 at 4:45 pm
Dr Gary So… What do you do to get in your own way? “I can’t.” “I don’t feel ready yet.” “This won’t work anyway.” Sound familiar at all? If any of these statements…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity June 10, 2015 at 9:53 am
Dr Gary Have you felt inspired lately? What inspired you? “I feel inspired!” When was the last time you said that? Your first response to that question might range from…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity May 22, 2015 at 8:45 am
Dr Gary Get mad at anybody lately? Was it helpful? Wouldn’t it be nice if other people held up their part of the bargain? Or at least acted right? But…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity May 7, 2015 at 8:08 pm
Dr Gary Doctor telling you to be more proactive? And just how do you do that? “You need to be more proactive.” Has anyone ever said this to you? Your partner? Your boss? Your doctor? And when they…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity April 21, 2015 at 10:20 pm
Dr Gary Been a little rough on yourself lately? How about some kindness? “You knew that would happen!” “Can’t you do anything right?” Or how about: “Idiot!” Who’s saying all those mean things to you?
By Dr Gary Latest Activity April 5, 2015 at 9:09 am
Dr Gary Has your doctor recommended antidepressants or anti-anxiety medication? Many of my clients are currently being treated with psychiatric medications. I have had clients tell me that their physician…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity March 26, 2015 at 12:19 pm
Dr Gary Ever feel a little envious? What do you do about it? The grass is always greener on the other side, right? Well at least that’s what they say, whoever “they” are.
By Dr Gary Latest Activity March 8, 2015 at 8:39 pm
Dr Gary When someone you know with your diagnosis dies, how do you handle it? I know this is pretty dark topic. And a hard one to write about with my usual upbeat message. But…
By Dr Gary Latest Activity February 22, 2015 at 8:14 pm