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Practice Relationship-Building

A healthy social support network is essential for the health of all people, and especially for those of us living with chronic illness. It provides a sense that we can trust and count on other people for friendship, emotional and problem-solving…

Video: Mind and Health Seminar by Larry Berkelhammer, PhD at UC San Francisco Medical Center

Discussion of the power of the mind to improve physiological functioning, subjective well–being, and health. Case studies were presented to offer specific examples of instances where the power of the mind dramatically influenced positive…
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Social Support and Health

Around the world and in all cultures, the healthiest people belong to some type of community, have close friends, often feel a connection with all humanity, provide social support to others, and are able to ask for it for themselves when they…