- Dr. Christina Charbonneau is one determined God-sent Angel on Earth. She has great listening skills, as well as being one of the most kind, caring, compassionate individuals I’ve ever met...[read more]
- Dr. Christina is a calming force in a world gone crazy. Her passion for the wellness of every living creature is a blessing to all those she comes in contact with. There are not many people who are willing to reach for their dreams at any age, but Dr. Christina has...[read more]
- Working with Dr. Christina has given me the chance to be revisit my assumptions and see my life from a very different perspective. She has helped me see new opportunities for development and solutions for current challenges. She brings light, love, and joy into every...[read more]
- QUESTION: I feel like I did all the wrong things, and now I lost the one thing I cared so deeply about, my baby girl. I am a single mom, and I feel like I should have realized my daughter was in trouble. Please help me. How can I live with myself?
- You sometimes hear people say that they would like to live a normal life. There is no such thing as “normal,” for each of us is a unique individual. Each of us has our own problems and our own story. By living your own life, you will surely find that you’re not only unique but
- QUESTION: I am writing this to you because I feel so bad about myself. I am in high school. I’ve been told that it is supposed to be the best time of your life, but I feel like I have no friends. I feel invisible. The question I want to ask is do you think that this is how my life will always be, and will someone ever notice me?
- What is the emotional blackmail? For some people this is what we call ABUSE. Abuse does not always have to be physical. I sometimes think that mental abuse is so subtle that it can takes years for you to realize, “Why am I here in this relationship?” and “ Why did I not see this coming? ” Any
- Question: My grandfather died less than a year ago and the anniversary of his death is coming up. I cannot get over this loss. How does one get over the loss of their loved one when their loved one was their life? How does one start to believe that you are going to wake up from this nightmare? How does one come to realize that their loved one is never coming back? I feel so bad because I did not have a chance to say goodbye.
- I was on the phone with a friend of mine when I was reminded that my birthday was coming up in a couple of months. I began thinking: What is age anyway? Just a number? I really had to put a lot of thought into those questions for I am hitting a milestone: the big
- QUESTION: I am so ashamed and I feel like a freak of nature. I am starting high school soon, and my chest and breasts are not developed. My mom is supportive and has me doing breast exercises, but they’re not working. As a matter of fact, it seems to make it all worse. I just feel like such a freak and I wish I had never been born.
- For the love of my babies…… I will never forget a 35-year old woman who came to my office with right-sided breast cancer. In a relatively short period of time, less than six months, it had spread to her left breast. She would always bring her two small children to my clinic for her annual
- QUESTION: I'm a 92-year old male who used to be worth something. I don’t feel like I have any more purpose in life. I no longer feel like a man. I know there is no answer; just the frustration of getting old, and death does not seem to be near. I was using my computer and I found your site. I decided to say to you that I am lost as to why I'm even here now in the hopes you could help me understand all of this.
- Life itself is a struggle with everyday living—so is learning how to live.
We are born. Then immediately we are encouraged to grow through the nourishment of food but also through the life experiences we have and the knowledge that we receive in each moment of our lives.
We are constantly being cheered on by everyone around us to exceed their expectations. We are praised when we finally accomplish each goal, no matter how small or large.
- QUESTION: I am 17 years old and I don't know how to say this. No one listens to me. I find it hard to express myself so I cut myself in areas that no one sees. I have been doing this more recently because my mom died and my dad travels a lot. I know you are going to tell me I’m crazy but I am afraid. Can you help me?
- Fear can sometimes paralyze you and your world. I know what that feels like. Believe me! Even though professionally I am a doctor, personally I am just as human as you are.
Fear sometimes does not allow you to come out of your comfort zone, and it often does not allow you to experience new places or people.
- QUESTION: I am 88 years old and I feel there is no longer a reason for me to be here on this earth. My husband died this past year and I have no family. I ask God daily to please take me. I am so lonely and I feel so worthless. Can you give me one reason why I'm here?
- Going to a doctor today can be like going to a foreign country, where you feel like you need a translator to determine exactly what the doctor is talking about!
I know, because some of the stories I've heard from my patients really concern me. I get so frustrated when I hear about or witness the lack of communication between my colleagues and their patients. Often, the patient’s need to understand what is being said and explained gets overlooked or lost.
- QUESTION: I lost my puppy. Really, it was my dog of 18 years and I'm feeling really lost. She was my connection to feelings of love. Am I crazy for feeling so bad about her loss? I lost her a few months ago. How do you suggest I find the strength to go on without her?
I have a parent that is dying of cancer and I am her only caregiver. I am worried that I'm going to make myself sick, for I know there is nothing I can do to make my mom get well. How can I help her and take care of myself at the same time?
- This year, instead of making goals about what you want to accomplish and then later in the year feeling bad if you do not reach these goals, how about recognizing what you have accomplished during the past year and seeing if you can surpass these grateful moments next year?