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Q & A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this website, my book, and the Community Education course I teach at the College of Marin, is to teach people how to live a vibrant, meaningful life through the cultivation of self-empowerment and self-efficacy. In this weekly Q&A column, I post questions from students and from people who attend my presentations along […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live a vibrant, meaningful life while living with chronic health challenges or other life challenges. Every Tuesday I post a new, very brief video from my presentations or interviews. Every Friday this Q&A column appears. Here is this […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

The purpose of this blog and the entire website is to provide evidence-based information on how to live with self-care mastery. It is for all medical patients, caregivers, and advocates who want to learn how to collaborate with physicians to optimize health. It is also for those living with a debilitating medical condition who want […]

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Video: Mindful Breathing for health and Wellbeing (part ten of series)

Video: Mindful Breathing for health and Wellbeing (part ten of series)

This is a brief description of a formal mindfulness practice involving the most evidence-based method of conscious breathing. Breathing is an automatic process that, with training, can be tweaked to enhance health and wellbeing. Simply, it involves a long slow exhalation until we reach a still point, followed by a shorter inhalation, all of which […]

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Our Use of Language Affects Our State of Health.

“I’m Terminal” Is a Dangerous Use of Language It’s common to hear someone with very advanced cancer say, “I’m terminal.” In the last stages of the disease, this acceptance of death is healthy and allows for a more peaceful dying process; the dying phase is a time to accept and make peace with dying. But […]

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