Understanding and Thriving in Relationships with Narcissists

The pervasive influence of narcissists can cast long shadows over our lives, especially when such individuals are within our closest relationships. The challenge of managing such relationships begins with understanding the concept of narcissism itself. Understanding Narcissism: A Deep Dive First identified as a mental disorder by British essayist and physician Havelock Ellis in 1898, narcissism is characterized by pathological …

Rediscovering Your Inner Peace: The Power of Authenticity

In today’s high-speed society, many of us have perfected the art of projecting a facade of happiness, even when our souls feel far from joyful. We often succumb to the societal pressures that encourage us to “put on a brave face” or “keep our chin up.” But what if this act of ‘faking happy’ is doing us more harm than …

Why Setting Healthy Boundaries is the Secret to Thriving Relationships

What would your relationships look like if you had clearly defined boundaries?  Boundaries are essential in every relationship. Whether you have relationships with romantic partners, family members, friends, or coworkers, establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries can improve these connections, avoid negative ones, and boost your self-esteem and overall well-being.  Often times we allow ourselves to fall into the habit of …

Chicago Urban League Black Women’s Fair

MyOwnDoctor CEO Cheryle Jackson hosts a Chicago Urban League health fair panel focused on challenges facing the black American community in addressing lingering health disparities and the impact of social determinants of health.

Good Day Chicago Saturday

MyOwnDoctor CEO Cheryle Jackson speaks about the power of telehealth to help people overcome barriers to medical care and MyOwnDoctor’s culturally sensitive approach to healthcare.