Diabetes Emotions Articles

The Envy Trap: How to Get Out of It, How to Avoid It

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Ever wish you could trade places with people who don't have diabetes? Here's what to do when you feel like everyone around you has a better life.

Worried? 8 Steps Toward Taming Worried Thoughts

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

It's only human to worry. But you don't have to let your worries get the best of you. Here are simple, practical tips that can help tame your worried thoughts.

Antidepressants, Anti-Anxiety Medication, and You

By Dr. Gary 3 Comments

Learn how to decide whether to take medicine to help you with your emotions as you cope with diabetes.

Diabetes and Intimacy

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Diabetes symptoms can impact many parts of your life, including intimacy.

Anxious? How About Running Toward Your Anxiety?

By Dr. Gary No Comments

We all have plenty of reasons to feel anxious sometimes. Learn how to put anxiety in its place – and maybe even benefit from it.

3 Things I’ve Learned Not to Do on My Journey with Chronic Illness

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Learn about how to successfully move through the challenges of diabetes at Diabetic Connect.

Tired of the Word “Challenge”? You’re Not Alone

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

The words we use can make or break our ability to cope with life. See tips to shift your thinking from what seems difficult to what's possible.

Chronic Communication at Work: Work Stress, Life Stress, and Your Health

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how to prevent stress on the job from threatening your physical health and happiness.

Chronic Communication at Home: Talking about Sex

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

A chronic illness such as diabetes can affect intimacy. But opening up about concerns can strengthen your relationship. Here's how to begin.

The How-Tos of Being Happy While Living With Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

The how-tos of being continually happy while living with diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

How About a Drink? Before You Pour, Consider Your Wellness.

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how to make sound decisions about alcohol use when you live with diabetes.

It's the Holidays. What Are You Saying “Yes” To?

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Negative advice about the holidays makes us expect the worst and feel stress. Learn to enjoy the season by focusing on what's possible instead of what's not.

Someone with My Condition Just Died. What Does That Mean for Me?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

When someone who had the same health condition as you dies, it's natural for you to have all kinds of feelings. Here's how to get through them.

Things No One Told Me: Diabetes and Having Dreams

By Lana Barhum No Comments

Learn how to make your dreams happen despite having diabetes. Read more at Diabetic Connect.

Expert Advice on...Advice

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Tips for sizing up advice when well-meaning friends or loved ones try to tell you what to do.

When You Don’t Think You Can Keep Going

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Life-saving help for anyone considering self-harm.