Emotional Health Articles

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 – Past Life Regression Therapy – It’s Not Necessarily What You Think

January 6th, 2022

Do you ever ponder engaging in past life regression therapy? If so, what possibilities spring to mind? Will you recall being a wealthy business magnate in nineteenth-century America or a dirt-poor serf in medieval Europe? Will you have been a well-known historical figure or—more likely—an obscure person forgotten by history? Maybe you’ll remember all the […]

Diablo Gazette – Reiki, a Healing Therapy for Thousands of Years

July 10th, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. As COVID infection levels recede and the economy opens up, many people are struggling to overcome the emotional and physical toll of the pandemic. They may be suffering from anxiety, grief, or depression from the isolation and hardships of the pandemic or have sudden apprehensions about returning […]

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 Gazatte – Hypnotherapy – It’s Not What You Think

May 8th, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Have you seen a Hollywood movie or TV show where a hypnotist gets someone to cluck like a chicken or engage in another embarrassing act? Such stunts have caused hypnotherapy to be misunderstood for years, triggering many to avoid it entirely. Hypnotherapy is not what the entertainment […]

Diablo Gazette – Wear Gratitude Like a Cloak

March 14th, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Rumi said it best: “Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” The wisdom that practicing gratitude provides many benefits is not new since the beloved 13th century Persian Poet knew it then. Rumi just lacked the scientific research and an […]

Diablo Gazette – Come On Get Happy

February 15th, 2021

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Americans are unhappy – this according to The National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. In their report in June 2020, the American public’s happiness is at a 50-year low with only 14% of people saying they are very happy. Much of this low score […]

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 – Help Seniors Beat the Pandemic Blues

December 12th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. If you are a senior, have you found aging challenges more difficult during the Covid-19 pandemic? Or do you have a senior family member or friend experiencing such challenges? Aging can be trying in normal times. Mobility and health hardships arise for many as do emotional issues, […]