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Video: Group Psychotherapy for Health and Wellbeing

Although mindfulness-based self-help practices almost always enhance quality of life, we all have blind spots or stuck places where psychotherapy can help us to see and get beyond those stuck places. Because of the varied personalities and authentic interpersonal interactions found in group psychotherapy, it can be much more powerful than individual psychotherapy. In addition, […]

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Video: Workability for Health and Wellbeing

Experiment. Become a researcher. Find what works for you. What type of food, exercise, amount of sleep, and type of stress-management have proven most efficacious for you, not for others, but specifically for you. In other words, what have you found to be most workable for you? What about your healthcare? I see several specialists […]

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Video: Mindfulness Practices to Improve Wellbeing

This presentation was part 6 of a 7 part series given at Marin Center for Independent Living in 2013. It describes how and why mindfulness practice has the power to improve health and well-being. Mindfulness practice allows us to live fully in the moment, which allows us to liberate ourselves from rumination and anxiety. Former […]

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Video: Use of the Imagination to Improve Wellbeing

This presentation was given at the Marin Center for Independent Living in 2013. Examples are given to explain about the power of the mind to effect physiological changes. Guided exercises will give you an experience of how you can learn to use your imagination to improve how you feel and to actually improve physiological functioning […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

This question & answer column is for people living with chronic health challenges and their family caregivers, who want to learn to increase the odds of improving their health by learning to live with mastery & wellbeing. I invite you to post your questions in the comments box below. When I get a certain number […]

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Video: The Challenges of Living with Chronic Medical Conditions

This is part one of a 7-part series presented at Marin Center for Independent Living. In this first video, the viewer is introduced to the experience of what it is like to live with a chronic illness or disability. Just the burden of trying to make sense of medical bills can be overwhelming. Even with […]

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Video: Mindfulness Practices to Improve Health and Happiness

Expert: Larry Berkelhammer, PhD | Interviewer: Ms. Elise Engber Dr. Larry Berkelhammer, specialist in mind training to improve health answers these questions: 1.What does it mean to become “Response-able?” 2.How can one choose their behavior from moment to moment? 3.What does it mean to choose your language? 4.How does one recognize Automatic Behaviors? 5.How does […]

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Radio Interview: Can Mind Training Improve Your Health?

Can being intentional and mindful really have a positive impact on our health and well-being? What about those with a chronic illness? Marlo Boux of “Fit and Fabulous” radio program, discusses the mind-health connection with Larry Berkelhammer, PhD.

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Video: Curiosity for Health and Wellbeing

Curiosity drives us to acquire useful information, to find solutions to challenges, to solve mysteries–it’s one of the things that motivates us to get out of bed every morning and be excited to start a new day. It’s important to have curiosity about our health challenges–especially in chronic illness. The best doctors have a strong […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

This question & answer column is for people living with chronic health challenges and their family caregivers, who want to learn to increase the odds of improving their health by learning to live with mastery & wellbeing. I invite you to post your questions in the comments box below and I will answer them on […]

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