Years Ago

C is for CBT: living well, despite everything

This series is an alphabetical exploration of 26 options for living well, despite everything. It answers the question--How can a person live well despite problems?  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps people think healthier. Healthy thinking sets us free to live a good life in all circumstances and situations, no matter what problems we're facing. If you… Continue reading C is for CBT: living well, despite everything

Tracy Lee Karner
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A is for Amusement: living well, despite everything

I'm writing An Alphabet of Help. It explores, in alphabetical order, 26 options for living well, despite everything, answering questions such as--How can a person live well despite an unsolvable, unfixable problem?  Amusement helps me cope with trials and tribulations by diverting my mind from its tendency to obsess about whatever is wrong. I need to change gears, to focus… Continue reading A is for Amusement: living well, despite everything

Photo by Ken Gallager
Years Ago

If Chronic Pain is a Journey, then Hope must be North

The Appalachian Trail, a hiking path from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine, over two-thousand miles long, is like chronic pain. They both go on and on until they become grueling. Strangely, oodles of people have chosen, of their own free will, to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. Their stories inspire thousands… Continue reading If Chronic Pain is a Journey, then Hope must be North