Ankylosing Spondylitis Discussions — Emotions

Dr Gary Another diagnosis? How do you cope? “I just got hit with a new diagnosis. Now what do I do?” A new diagnosis means change. New symptoms…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity September 22, 2013 at 8:02 pm
Dr Gary AS got you down? How do you bring more meaning into your life? Living with a chronic condition often causes us to ask a lot of questions that we haven’t really thought about…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity November 7, 2013 at 11:03 pm Replies 2
Dr Gary Finances, stress, and your chronic condition. How’s it going? “I don’t know how I am going to afford this.” I’m always worried about money.” “I’m scared about the future.
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity May 17, 2013 at 11:59 am
Dr Gary Time to let go of that grudge? It might be good for your health! Last week, a client talked to me about how a friend had done something to hurt him. As he talked…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm Replies 2 Likes 1
Dr Gary Disappointment. Regret. Normal. But how do you cope? “I never thought this would happen to me.” “I didn’t think life would turn out this way.” “If only…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 2, 2013 at 8:13 pm
Dr Gary Planning for the future? How about starting with positive intentions? When you have one of those moments when you take a long look at yourself and where you are in…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity January 20, 2013 at 4:34 pm
Dr Gary Not mad at me, are you? How do you and your partner deal with anger? Felt angry lately? Got angry lately? If you’re human, the answer is probably yes. So the better question is: What…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity October 22, 2012 at 5:10 pm
Dr Gary Quick Check-In: Setting boundaries is part of your self-care. How are yours? It can feel pretty good to say yes, at least at the moment. But here’s something to ask yourself: When…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity October 15, 2012 at 10:30 pm