Epidemic of loneliness

People are getting isolated and lonely at epic levels. I believe that we are far more susceptible to this happening due to our limitations. At times we cannot even leave the house. I can't drive so I certainly do not run random errands to just get out of the house. In the last 50 years, rates of … Continue reading Epidemic of loneliness

The measure we use for life

We all have a way to measure our lives. Our values, standards, and principles. The problem is when we become chronically ill... these often do not change. Certainly not right away and it causes a lot of friction between who we Are and who we think we should Be. Think about these traits I have … Continue reading The measure we use for life

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

A New Psychological Treatment for Chronic Pain Newer psychological approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) are guided by the premise that we cannot change the pain we’re left with, so let’s change our response to that pain. ACT was outlined in a 2014 article in the journal American Psychologist. ACT differs notably from … Continue reading Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)