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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 – Find Your Inner Resources During Tough Times

October 20th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. The Coronavirus pandemic, out-of-control wildfires, and an intense election cycle are all contributing to heighten levels of anxiety and depression in many. BenefitsPRO reported that a study published in early September found depression symptoms among U.S. adults has increased threefold during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers from Boston […]

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 June 2020 Emotional Health Column – Disruption is an Opportunity for Beneficial Transformation

June 11th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Disruptions in life can force us to follow paths we might not otherwise take, sometimes leading to profound and beneficial changes. We all can name things we want to do when the risks of the coronavirus have passed. We miss getting together with family and friends, eating […]

Diablo Gazette May 2020 Emotional Health Column – Ways to Cope With The Coronavirus Pandemic

May 6th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. If your stress level has exploded during the Coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. The federal government’s Disaster Distress Helpline (1-800-985-5990) provides counseling to people during natural and human-caused disasters. CNN reported that In March, the helpline saw a 338% increase in call volume over February and […]

Diablo Gazette April 2020 Emotional Health Column – Tips to Boost Your Immune System During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 17th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Have you found yourself consumed with the latest news on the coronavirus and its economic impact? Are you experiencing such symptoms as sleepiness, forgetfulness, a short-temper, binge-eating, and a feeling of being overwhelmed? Health experts say if anxiety and fear carry on for too long, it can […]

Matt Brown Podcast Interview With Bill Yarborough

March 18th, 2020

Podcaster Matt Brown interviewed Bill about his childhood MK-ULTRA experiences and his healing journey to overcome those traumas. They also discussed the Emotional Health Column in The Diablo Gazette Bill co-authors with Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith with a focus on the need to boost your immune system during the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). The link to the […]

Diablo Gazette March 2020 Emotional Health Column – Still Time To Achieve Your New Year Resolutions

March 6th, 2020

Co-authored by Dr. Holly Holmes-Meredith and Bill Yarborough. Have your New Year’s resolutions lost steam or wilted away altogether? According to a study cited in Psychology Today, less than 20% of Americans considered themselves successful in keeping their resolutions two years later. That’s not an impressive record for an annual tradition that dates back to […]

Diablo Gazette January 2020 Article – Therapy Techniques to Overcome Life’s Traumas

January 17th, 2020

Article by David King and Bill Yarborough. In the past four issues of the Diablo Gazette, Bill Yarborough of Clayton recalled his shocking time as a young child, age four, in what he concluded was the CIA’s notorious MK-Ultra program; an experience he endured with his brother and sister. MK-Ultra was a secret mind-control program […]

Diablo Gazette December 2019 Article – Writing Aids Recovery

December 5th, 2019

The Diablo Gazette features an ongoing series of articles on my childhood experiences in the MK-ULTRA program. The December issue includes the fourth article, included in the image below (click the image to see a larger version, and then click again to view it full-size so it’s easier to read), or you can click on […]