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Would You Talk to a Child Like That? From Self-judgement to Self-compassion

Would You Talk to a Child or Friend Like That? From Self-judgement to Self-compassion Have you ever felt like you’re in a rut? Spinning your wheels and not getting anywhere? Then getting down on yourself on top of that? Well then, you can relate to how I’ve felt over the past 2 ½ weeks. I […]

Pesto Dipping Sauce

Dr. Diana’s Pesto Dipping Sauce (Also great on pasta!) Ingredients: 1 loaf French Bread 2 Cups Fresh Organic Basil 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts 4 Cloves Garlic 2/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese Cut French bread into 1 inch slices diagonally, brush with olive oil, & lightly toast in the over at […]

When Illness Hits Home – My Mother’s Dementia

When Illness Hits Home – Coping With My Mother’s Dementia You wouldn’t know by looking at her. At 82 years of age, she looks great – smiles, looks you straight in the eye, nods her head in understanding. But when she tries to make a sentence, she mumbles in nonsensical words. In that moment, the […]

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Cyberbullying – Does it Lead to Mental Illness, Depression & Suicide?

Cyberbullying – Does it Lead to Mental Illness, Depression & Suicide? Times have changed. When I was in junior high school and high school, no one had a cell phone, no one was texting, or sexting, for that matter. We had to pass notes in class or actually speak to each other to get a […]