Toni Bernhard, JD

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Name: <span itemprop="author">Toni Bernhard, JD
Date registered: February 13, 2019
URL: https://www.kevinmd.com/blog

Latest posts

  1. 2 mindfulness practices to help cope with COVID-19 — April 20, 2020
  2. What to do when chronic illness is a source of embarrassment — November 26, 2019
  3. What to do when chronic illness is a source of embarrassment — November 26, 2019
  4. What to do when chronic illness is a source of embarrassment — November 26, 2019
  5. If you’re chronically ill, setting limitations can make your symptoms manageable — June 24, 2019

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2 mindfulness practices to help cope with COVID-19

Mindfulness can help you not make the stress of COVID-19 worse. I’ll start with the easiest way to practice mindfulness; you need not even be meditating. Stop whatever you’re doing and shift your attention to the physical sensation of three or four bre…

What to do when chronic illness is a source of embarrassment

Embarrassment is a feeling of awkward self-consciousness or shame. It manifests as a sense of discomfort or even foolishness around others. Feeling embarrassed is emotionally painful because it means you feel uncomfortable with yourself. The problem wi…

What to do when chronic illness is a source of embarrassment

Embarrassment is a feeling of awkward self-consciousness or shame. It manifests as a sense of discomfort or even foolishness around others. Feeling embarrassed is emotionally painful because it means you feel uncomfortable with yourself. The problem wi…

What to do when chronic illness is a source of embarrassment

Embarrassment is a feeling of awkward self-consciousness or shame. It manifests as a sense of discomfort or even foolishness around others. Feeling embarrassed is emotionally painful because it means you feel uncomfortable with yourself. The problem wi…

If you’re chronically ill, setting limitations can make your symptoms manageable

For many years after I became chronically ill, I blamed myself for failing to recover my health. I told myself: “You get sick; you get better. It’s as simple as that.” As a result of this stubborn attitude, I refused to set limits, even though it would…

The dilemmas faced by the chronically ill as they age  

I’ve been concerned lately. Here’s why. In 2001, I got sick with what the doctors assumed was an acute viral infection, but I never recovered. I’m mostly housebound, often bedbound. My diagnosis is the little understood (but much misunderstood) myalgic…

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