Category Archives: Pain

What If You Change the Way You Look at Things?

Posted on August 2, 2016

How do you see the world?  Are you a glass half empty of glass half full person? Do you have a choice about how you look at things? In the left-hand photo of this field the plants look random and chaotic.  But in the second photo of the same plants they look orderly and organized. (read more)

Do This One Thing to Feel Happier

Posted on December 7, 2015

Do you ever wish you felt happier?  Do you know how to create happiness in your life and to shift out of a down mood to a happier mood?  What one thing could you do every day to increase your happiness? Researchers asked study participants to take part in what they called a “gratitude visit”(read more)

Are You Making Yourself Sick?

Posted on July 10, 2015

I was chronically ill for 15 years. When I was so sick I was determined to get well and I focused on doing everything possible to return to health. I gradually learned that although I do need to do things to promote healing, it is even more important to look at how I am being,(read more)

Highly Praised Mindfulness Skills Workbook Released Today!

Posted on August 29, 2013

I am so excited to announce the release of my latest book, Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients. 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities and Worksheets. This book is being described as the most comprehensive mindfulness skills workbook available! Help me make this book a bestseller by ordering it TODAY at Mindfulness Skills Workbook! You may(read more)

Basics of Everyday Mindfulness – Free Teleseminar

Posted on March 7, 2013

Speaker:  Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN Date:  Thursday, March 14, 2013 Time:  9:00 – 10:30 PM EST (6PM PST, 8PM CST) Live and Recorded On this free teleseminar you will learn:  What Mindfulness is  The personal benefits of practicing mindfulness  Four basic mindfulness skills  How to incorporate mindfulness into your day  Common obstacles to success and(read more)

Five Ways to Avoid ‘Overwhelm’

Posted on July 13, 2011

If you are like many people these days you are feeling chronically overwhelmed.  And if you have ADHD you probably struggle more than most.  Feeling overwhelmed occurs when we feel we have too much to do and not enough time to do it.  We fall behind and we are constantly trying to catch up and(read more)

ADHD, Depression, Anxiety? Or Is It Lyme Disease?

Posted on November 24, 2010

Most of us in New England and certainly here in Connecticut have heard of Lyme Disease.  It got its name from Lyme, CT as it was first officially identified there.  There are certain geographic regions where Lyme Disease is more abundant but according to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), the disease is(read more)