Category Archives: Mind / Body Medicine

Consciousness

When I was four years old, I was home in bed with one of my frequent ear infections. I took a toy telephone I was playing with and unscrewed the dial and put all the pieces in my mouth as … Continue reading

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Sell It

“Herman Grimhoffer was stuck in an elevator for four hours.  Upon his release he had sold the elevator operator a new Cadillac.” ~ Matty Simmons When I first began to speak about my experience with cancer patients, I encountered anger … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – May 21, 2018

Question for Bernie: Hi Dr. Siegel, One of my employees has had 3 miscarriages…the last one was twins at 23weeks (one week shy of being able to save them). She is now 22 weeks and started cramping so is at … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – May 14, 2018

Question for Bernie: Dear Bernie – I first heard about you on Erin Lay’s Cancer telesummit.  I have multiple myeloma. Diagnosed in October of 2013 as a result of what I thought was a sports injury. It turned out that … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – May 7, 2018

Question for Bernie: Good Morning Dr. Siegel, I am in my 70s and am a wife, mother and grandmother, and I have just had my first chemo treatment for Stage 1 lymphoma.  I have heard you speak (years ago) and … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – April 30, 2018

Question for Bernie: Sorry to bother you. I’m just upset because I can’t stop licking my mouth, and now my lips are all red and chapped.  I’m out of Vaseline, and I’ve been running around since 2 o’clock this afternoon … Continue reading

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Effort

“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.” ~ Claude M. Bristol (1891-1951) Why do you extend yourself and put extra effort into certain tasks? Is it the desire for personal gain or reward … Continue reading

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Your Nature

“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and sliver.” ~ Martin Luther The next time your family complains about your behavior, just … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – March 12, 2018

Here is the follow-up to earlier 2016 correspondence from the sister of a patient suffering from metastatic melanoma. Original Question for Bernie: Dear Bernie: This is  in regards to my sister’s diagnosis She is starting whole brain radiation next week  … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – February 26, 2018

Question for Bernie: Hello Bernie, It has been a long time to go without writing you. I want to say to you that I am very sad these last 2 months. I am remembering a lot about my ex-boyfriend who … Continue reading

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