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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. I had been posting to this blog three times per week for the last three years. Monday posts were mindfulness research articles, especially as they relate to health. […]

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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: Altruism Improves Health (part eleven of series)

Video: Altruism Improves Health (part eleven of series)

Numerous epidemiological studies reveal a strong association between health and doing volunteer work. The reason is not well understood, but the results are clear. If you do volunteer work on a regular basis, you are likely to improve your health. These were well controlled studies that consistently showed that those who volunteer to help other […]

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Video: Helping Others Improves Your Health

Video: Helping Others Improves Your Health

People who do volunteer work report feeling good about helping others and feel good about themselves for doing good in the world. Volunteer work adds meaning and purpose to their lives, and meaning and purpose independently correlate with better health. Beyond the volunteer work itself, additional health benefits accrue by intentionally cultivating an open-hearted attitude […]

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