Category Archive: Health

Just Forever Say NO Dammit

I’ve heard it said that substance abuse addictions are a disease I’ve heard is said that once an addict, always an addict I’ve heard it said that addicts are recovered but never cured… Continue reading

Is It Your Fault if You Can’t Heal Yourself? – Part 4

Dr. Lissa Rankin | February 20, 2013 In Part l, of this four-part blog series, I talked about how it’s ludicrous to blame anyone for getting or staying sick. In Part 2, I… Continue reading

Is It Your Fault If You Can’t Heal Yourself? – Part 3

By: Lissa Rankin Monday, February 4th, 2013 In Part 1 of this 4 part blog series, I discussed how there’s no place for blame, shame or guilt in any healing conversation, and nobody… Continue reading

Is It Your Fault If You Can’t Heal Yourself? – Part 2

By Lissa Rankin Monday, January 28th, 2013 In Part 1 of this blog series Is It Your Fault If You Can’t Heal Yourself, I addressed the questions of whether or not we should… Continue reading

Is It Your Fault if You Can’t Heal Yourself? – Part 1

  Dr. Lissa Rankin | January 30, 2013 From: Positively Positive   With more and more people viewing both my first TEDx talk—The Shocking Truth About Your Health—and my latest TEDx talk—Is There… Continue reading

The Prescription For Gratitude

 By:  Lissa Rankin For those of us in the United States, today is a day of giving thanks, of counting our blessings, of expressing gratitude, of remembering how far we’ve come. But even… Continue reading

The Power of Unconditional Acceptance

Kris Carr  from Positively Positive Hi Friend, Once upon a time, I wanted to be a movie star, a fancy photographer, a pilot. I wanted to dance on Broadway (I did). I wanted… Continue reading

11 Simple ways to Love Yourself More

Has The Health Care Industry Lost Its Moral Compass?

By Lissa Rankin, MD Monday, December 17th, 2012 Medicine is filled with good people doing the best they can to operate in a bad system. In my experience, most people in the health… Continue reading

7 Ways to Get Through a Painful Loss

The author of The End of Your Life Book Club explains what helped him endure the loss of his wise and dynamic mother. By Will Schwalbe From Oprah.com Small, Mindless Tasks with Lots… Continue reading

Deepak Chopra: How to Recognize Life’s Abundance

The co-founder of the Chopra Foundation and author of Super Brain shows you how to feel more fulfilled. By Deepak Chopra From OWN.com Now more than ever before, anxiety about loss of income… Continue reading

The Nocebo Effect: How Negative Thoughts Can Harm Your Health

Dr. Lissa Rankin | January 23, 2013 From Positively Positive  Most of us have heard of “the placebo effect”—the heal-inducing effect patients in clinical trials experience when they believe they’re getting a fancy… Continue reading