Who’s Your Tribe?

As we ascend into the holiday season, some of us are filled with dread as we anticipate close quarters with family members and friends....

Women Need Connection to Heal

Do you remember when you were a little girl and your friends were your whole life? Do you remember playing Barbie or Polly Pocket,...

Taming Your Inner Perfectionist

"Mistakes are the portals to discovery” "Failure is the key to success” "Mistakes are proof that you’re trying” Consider a study conducted by Michigan State University in...

Owning the Struggle – Syanne’s Story on Confronting the Stigma Surrounding...

“I had a mental break the morning before work one day. I had intended on going to work, but I started having dissociating symptoms....

An Open Letter to My Patients

Approximately a year ago I wrote an article entitled, “Dr. O, Doctor and Patient in One” published in this magazine. It was my intention...

Resolve to Evolve

A sanctuary sits near the busy crosshairs of restaurants, grocery stores, and big box retailers on Route 235 in St. Mary’s County. Evolve Yoga...

Treating Swallowing Disorders

A swallowing disorder, called dysphagia, is a difficulty or inability to swallow. There are different phases of the swallow. The problem can affect any...

Ensuring the Future of Health Care

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Awards 10 Healthcare Scholarships The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation recently presented 10 area students with scholarships totaling $180,000. The students were...

Finding Your Voice With Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological disorder affecting more than 4 million people worldwide today. This disorder affects motor movement due to changes in...

How Should Our Diet Change As We Age?

As we age nutrition becomes increasingly important. Here I share a few key actions and nutrients to ensure optimum health through your 20s, 30s,...