Dr. Keith Ablow’s Blog

Keith’s blog is a collection of powerful insights to help you achieve emotional wellness and personal empowerment. To complement and expand on these insights check out the Pain-2-Power YouTube channel and Dr. Keith’s Pain-2-Power Podcast.

Pain-2-Power and the Stoics

Stoicism is an incredibly powerful philosophy advocated by great thinkers like Seneca and Epictetus and embraced by the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius.  Its core belief is that everything relies on “virtue”—that no turn of events is inherently good or inherently bad, but that all events are the raw material upon which a person should act […]

Read More

The Best Way to Deal with Trouble Up Ahead is to Go Through It

It’s tempting when troubles mount to fantasize that you can avoid them.  Maybe if you get very quiet, the people who mean you harm will just go away.  Maybe if you strategize enough, you can dance around the difficulties your family or your company faces.  But the Pain-to-Power path is to acknowledge challenges and move […]

Read More

JANE MARCZEWSKI: PAIN-2-POWER PERSON OF THE WEEK

Jane Marczewski, who goes by Nightbirde when she sings, has a two percent chance of surviving the cancer that is present in her spine, liver and lungs.  Yet, she stunned America’s Got Talent (AGT) last week when she sang an original song of hers called, “IT’S OK.” She received a standing ovation from the crowd […]

Read More

Who Has Your Back – As in, REALLY Has Your Back

Every Pain-2-Power person has, or is intent on developing, the strength to stand on his or her own two feet.  After all, if you can endure pain, learn to take lessons from it and even see the opportunity in every kind of challenge, you don’t need to lean on anyone.  That’s different, though, from relying […]

Read More

PAIN-2-POWER AND PLANNING

Everyone plans.  We envision the future.  Most of us would agree that envisioning it, in fact, is part of making it happen.  That may sound like New Age thinking, but it really isn’t.  No company takes shape without it first being an idea in someone’s mind.  No career is embarked upon without first deciding to […]

Read More

PAIN-2-POWER PERSON OF THE WEEK: BYRON CROSS

Byron “Tanner” Cross is this week’s Pain-2-Power Person of the week for refusing to bow to political correctness run amok.  Cross teacher Byron “Tanner” Cross has been suspended for speaking out against “Policy 8040”of the Loudoun County schools in Leesburg, Virginia.  The policy insists that teachers use a student’s preferred pronoun when referring to the […]

Read More

Healthcare Pain to Healthcare Power

A transformational company called TALON is poised to change healthcare forever by empowering consumers as never before.  That’s because TALON has developed software called MyMedicalShopper that will tell consumers the price for nearly every medical test and procedure from every provider around them.  That means that, for the first time, we’ll have the ability to […]

Read More

Being “Into YourSELF” Isn’t Bad, at All

When someone is criticized as being “into himself” or “into herself” that’s usually a way of accusing that person of being narcissistic and lacking concern for others.  While that might be true in the cliché usage of the words, I think there’s a better way to frame them—especially when yourself is written as yourSELF—the way […]

Read More

Pain-2-Power Person of the Week

This week, the Pain-2-Power Person of the Week is every American who is serving or has served in the Armed Forces, upon whom we rely to safeguard the freedoms that allow us to become our true selves.   /p> Dr. Keith Ablow Click HERE to schedule a complimentary discovery call with Dr. Keith Ablow.

Read More

A Short Guide on How to Love

A Short Guide on How to Love is an ambitious title for a blog, but there are essential elements of love that can truly fuel it.  Here are the three key elements: Know that person’s life story. Listen to that person as unerringly as possible, as often as possible. Stand beside that person in the […]

Read More