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Diablo Gazette – Lower Your Anxiety

October 3rd, 2022

Even in good times, anxiety is a challenge. And today our “new normal” is fraught with financial instability, war, political divisions, climate change, the lingering effects of the pandemic, increasing violence, and an uncertain future. Some key signs of anxiety include headaches, fatigue, overeating, mood swings, angry outbursts, and other health or emotional symptoms. If […]

Diablo Gazette – Ancestral Healing – Maybe You Were Born That Way

July 6th, 2022

Do you have any exaggerated emotional tendencies that puzzle you? Perhaps you fly off the handle whenever a car cuts in front of you or freeze up around assertive personalities or fear your partner will desert you. Sometimes you can make reasonable assumptions about what causes such emotional reactions, either on your own or with […]

Diablo Gazette – There is more to physical pain than you think

June 5th, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. When you try to ease physical pain do you limit treatment options to over-the-counter medications or a doctor’s appointment? Did you know that there are two components to pain—physical and psychological? That is especially true for acute and chronic pain. Some people in chronic pain feel the […]

Diablo Gazette – How to Better Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 12th, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Are you making traditional New Year’s Resolutions, such as losing weight, exercising more, or drinking less alcohol? Or has the pandemic caused you to re-think your resolutions and drop some in favor of new ones? Not that healthy living isn’t still a good idea during a pandemic. […]

Diablo Gazette September 2020 Emotional Health Column – Overcoming Grief

September 15th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Most of us have encountered life events that create grief. Perhaps it was the death of a loved one, loss of a job, end of a relationship, deteriorating health, or another life challenge. A WebMD survey conducted in 2019 found that 72% of respondents said they had […]

Diablo Gazette August 2020 Emotional Health Column – Washing Away Fears and Phobias

August 13th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. All of us have fears in our life that hold us back. What would your life be like if you could wash away your fears and phobias? Some of your fears could interfere with your effectiveness at work. For example, you may have a fear of public […]