Articles from The Doctor’s Note

  • #PerspectiveMatters
    When you look at this image,  what do you see? A vase?  A butterfly?  The profiles of two people facing each other? What you experience is determined by your perspective.  Perspective matters. I say it a lot in social media posts. If you live with a chronic illness, understanding the power of those two words... Read More
  • Light or Dark – Your Perspective Determines What You Experience
    Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. – Unknown
  • Circle of Madness: Fibromyalgia and Anger
    I was thinking about the interconnectedness of mind, body and spirit, and wondered about the relationship between fibromyalgia (or other chronic pain conditions) and anger. Here are some findings: Anger causes pain to increase Over 40 years ago, a study looking at anger with respect to pain and other symptoms of illness found that people... Read More