It is hard to believe that 2012 has nearly come to an end. I wish you all a very happy and healthy new year. I thought this would be a good time to review my blog posts for 2012. Take a look at the most popular posts. What was your favorite?

Number 1: Living with Pain: You Can Learn to be Resilient

Number 2: Living with Pain – Don’t Give Up on Goals

Number 3: Living with Pain: What is Your Baseline?

Number 4: Living with Pain: Manage Your Fear

Number 5: Living with Pain and Depression

Number 6: Living With Pain: Doctor-Patient Communication

Number 7: Living With Pain: Embrace the Simple Joys of Living

Number 8: Living with Pain and Anxiety

Number 9: Living with Pain: Approach-Avoidance Conflict

Number 10: Living with Pain: Take Control

 

DISCLAIMER: This blog is provided as an educational and informational resource only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional psychological or medical advice.

The founder of Goalistics, Dr. Ruehlman is a social and health psychologist. She and co-founder, Dr. Paul Karoly, created the online “Chronic Pain Management Program” and the “Think Clearly About Depression Program”.  Dr. Ruehlman’s research efforts over the past 20 years include basic questions about how people pursue goals, how one’s social network supports as well as hinders goal activity, and alternative methods, such as computer-assisted assessment and training to assist in the goal attainment process. Over the past 20 years, she has studied people’s pursuit of pain management, fitness, health, social, and work goals. Dr. Ruehlman has published numerous articles in scientific journals on topics ranging from chronic pain, self-control, depression, social support, assessment and much more. For more information,click here.

Photograph Courtesy of Benita VanWinkle