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Call of the Day Podcast: I Feel Like I'm a Burden
By Dr. Laura on November 22, 2020

New mom, Dawn, was diagnosed with lymphoma, and she worries that she will be a burden to her family.   Dr. Laura: "You're a person with a problem, and people want to help."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Sick of Having Panic Attacks
By Dr. Laura on November 21, 2020

Nicolet was crippled by a hit-and-run accident and wakes up in a panic re-living it every morning.   Dr. Laura: "You don't have to endure this alone."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Know I Should, But I Don't Wanna
By Dr. Laura on October 30, 2020

Lorrie is about 30 pounds overweight, and she can't get motivated to lose it.   Dr. Laura: "You are loved as you are."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Facing A Scary Health Dilemma
By Dr. Laura on October 21, 2020

Katia is having trouble coming to terms with the risks of her upcoming surgery.   Dr. Laura: "How you frame a situation makes all the difference."

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Email of the Day: I Finally Got Off The Couch
By Dr. Laura on September 24, 2020

I heard you recently tell a caller that being obese was a form of suicide.  It was a shock to the listener, but it really hit home for me.  Several months ago, I heard you tell a caller...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Dealing With The “Male Ego” While Ill
By Dr. Laura on September 18, 2020

Don is battling melanoma and suffering cognitive issues. This has left him jobless, defensive and argumentative with his family.   Dr. Laura: "You’re trying to fight back against death...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Feel Bad About Myself
By Dr. Laura on September 11, 2020

Chase lost control of his diabetes while dwelling on the trauma of a serious vehicle accident.   Dr. Laura: "Be happy you’re alive and can control your disease." 

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Email of the Day: Sailing Helps Me Enjoy Life During Difficult Times
By Dr. Laura on August 27, 2020

I’m 51 and took up sailing at 49 after a serious illness that knocked me on my butt for a year.  My husband and three kids had never sailed before, but we decided to start in a boat...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Fear Cancer’s Return
By Dr. Laura on August 10, 2020

Emily’s been in remission from breast cancer, but since her mom’s passing from lung cancer she’s scared it will recur.    Dr. Laura: "It could be worse but it's not." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Worry Too Much - Part 2
By Dr. Laura on August 9, 2020

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Emily reveals how she was more focused on the symptoms vs. the core issue for her anxiety.   Dr. Laura: "There is no change. There is no therapy...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Worry Too Much - Part 1
By Dr. Laura on August 9, 2020

In the past year, Emily has been dealing with anxiety and assuming she’s offending others.    Dr. Laura: "Getting “unstuck” in this transition to independence." 

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Email of the Day: Walk, Talk, Listen and Learn!
By Dr. Laura on July 20, 2020

I have you to partly thank for helping me lose close to 60 pounds so far this year! I plug you in and take you on my hour and a half walk every day. You motivate me to be a more loving...

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COTD Podcast: How Can I Get Over My Reluctance To Eat Better?
By Dr. Laura on July 16, 2020

Roy despised eating fruits and veggies as a child attending boarding school. Now, he eats nothing but carbs despite his doctor's stern warning.    Dr. Laura: "Don't keep being vengeful...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Return To My Job?
By Dr. Laura on June 29, 2020

Sandy is concerned about returning to her job working at a hospital while the pandemic continues.   Dr. Laura: "This is a mission for you...not just a job." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: When I’m Bad, “I’m Bad”
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2020

Tanya had weight loss surgery 4 years ago but has gone from one extreme to another keeping off the pounds.   Dr. Laura: "Find a way to feel better "right now" that doesn't hurt you...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Can’t Get A Handle On My Weight
By Dr. Laura on June 20, 2020

Jon was unaware that the reason he couldn’t lose weight was much more profound than just self discipline.   Dr. Laura: "Is it quality of life or life itself that you choose?" 

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband Won’t Stop Smoking!
By Dr. Laura on May 30, 2020

Afton’s husband is extremely unhealthy and refuses to stop smoking. With his prostate now at risk, is there anything she can do to get him to quit?   Dr. Laura: "Enjoy him while he is...

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