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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 rich, rewarding life despite living with chronic health challenges. It is also for anyone wanting to know how to optimize subjective wellbeing by learning how to fully engage in a life of practice that is based […]

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More on the Danger of Cognitive Fusion

Recognizing Cognitive Fusion in Language According to Professor Kelly Wilson, Cognitive fusion commonly involves entanglement with categorical and judgmental thought. Red flags are words like should, shouldn’t, right, wrong, good, bad, and similar evaluative language. They indicate that we are fused with our mental constructs and out of touch with actual moment-to-moment reality.  Other reliable […]

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