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Back in late July, one of the keynote presentations at the Mayo Clinic’s Holistic Wellness conference was Dr. Henry Emmons. He made a startling statement that I’ve been reflecting on … one that impacts lots of people and perhaps, especially women. He said, “80% of depressions are stress-related.” We’ve all heard of good and not-so-good […]

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I have heard several people say recently, “I haven’t been on a vacation for years and I’m going this year!” I’m not sure why this seems to be a current theme … perhaps because it’s summer (a natural time for rejuvenation) or because the economy is perking up or it’s simply time to “press pause” […]

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I recently received an e-mail about this … I thought it was interesting enough to post on my “Women as Healers” blog.  “I just finished taking an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was about the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head of the psychiatry department at Stanford) […]

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