Julia Merrill

    Julia Merill created BefriendYourDoc.org to share tips she has developed to help patients be their own advocate in seeking medical care, dealing with insurance companies, and contributing to their own health and well-being.

    When It Feels Like It’s Time to Shake Things Up a Bit

    “Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” ― Maya Angelou It’s easy to get into a rut. We can tell ourselves we don’t want to change because we like the security that sameness gives us. Or that we […]

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    5 Ways to Make Your Lunch Break Feel More Like a Vacation

    We all need a break from time to time, but taking a break seems impossible for many of us. There’s never enough time to relax between work, family obligations, and household tasks. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With a few changes, you can turn your lunch break into a mini-vacation to help […]

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