In March 2020, Melissa Geraghty, PsyD—a...
Could You Be a Victim of 'Self-Gaslighting'? 5 Signs of the Subtle Form of Self-Sabotage and How To Stop, According to Experts
Original link: https://parade.com/living/self-gaslighting
It seems like only yesterday that "gaslighting" seeped into our lexicons, but now a new term is emerging:...
I get it.
It's hard to take that leap to start a website, build an online course, or launch a podcast.
But the longer you put it off, the harder it gets. Your ideas then remain in your head and are not shared with people who can truly benefit.
This is why I signed up with the platform Kajabi....
Get ready for a giant post on waiting room etiquette!
I've had many medical appts this past month. Here's what not to do in the waiting room.
1. Leave your sh*t at the door. No one wants to hear you arguing as a couple. We are not an audience on The Jerry Springer Show.
2. Use your inside voice....
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Check out my article in this RARE entrepreneur series with Rare Revolution Magazine!
-- meeting the beating hearts behind...
The Ultimate Eating Disorders Bootcamp for Parents: Free video to learn how to become a critical force in your adolescent or young adult's eating disorder treatment. https://www.phoenixrisingwithdrg.com/opt-in
Newsweek: "I'm an Eating Disorder Psychologist—These Are My 4 Tips to Help...
Alt text: Picture of Dr. G with back to camera, standing in front of an ocean. Middle finger extended in defiance of chronic pain. Text overlay says "I'll be okay. Just not today."
I've been having a particularly difficult week, medically. Truth be told, it's been a bad few years.
It's okay to...
Happy Valentine's Day from Cirilla, PixieDust, and Cinnamon!
A heartfelt thanks to all those representing #Migraine and #Headache Diseases today at Headache on The Hill!
Flashback to 2018, my first #HOH!
#HOH2023 #Advocacy #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #WashingtonDC
"Wow - just wow! I've done plenty of mindful breathing but Dr. Geraghty brought some new techniques that I hadn't done before. And I loved the color visualization - I've never done anything like that." (Alt text)
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Alt Text: Got Pain? Learn more here. Dr. Melissa Geraghty presents Empowered Relief.
Event: Empowered Relief™
When: 02.15.23 at 5pm Central Time
ONLY 10 SPOTS PER CLASS!
Empowered Relief™ is an...
Alt Image text: MacKenzie Strong. Close-up picture of a young woman looking off into the distance, wearing a hat.
I have known MacKenzie for many years as we are both part of the (very) complex medical patient community. She is a wonderful young woman with a heart of gold.
Image Alt Text: Empowered Relief Testimonial: "The binaural audio alone was worth the class. I loved it! And for everyone who can't see a pain therapist weekly, the class gets right to the heart of what they can work on to deal with their pain."
As someone with multiple chronic pain conditions as...
If you didn't make it to the Live webinar on Tuesday, no worries! The recording is now available on YouTube:
Living mentally well with chronic pain conditions
In December, I shared my experience of Long COVID with the U.S. Pain Foundation. Here is the article that was written:
The Unknowns of Long COVID and its Impact on Chronic Pain
3 years ago today I had neurosurgery.
It feels like yesterday and forever ago all at the same time. I forgot the date was coming up and I am caught off guard. All the feels.
#TetheredCord #NEISvoid #MEspine #RareDisease #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #SpinalCordInjury
“Self-management is the number one, most important part of the multidisciplinary model because medications may help some, but not completely, and we’re living day to day with pain that goes up and down." (From U.S. Pain Foundation's article bit.ly/3BxCNy3)
Join me tomorrow...
Hustle culture can make us feel like we can't take a break. That if we take a break, we will fall behind.
Let's take a moment to remind ourselves that our brains (and bodies) do need breaks from the constant go go GO!
Even the shortest of breaks can be restorative, can reinvigorate your...
The interesting thing about listening to your body with chronic illness is sometimes it's:
"I acknowledge you and will make some needed accommodations in this moment, AND I'm going to keep pushing because this event/work is important/worth it."
If I always listened to what my body wanted, I...