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About howarddieno

I am very interested in dialectic inquiry, and in any and all avenues to enhance communication and co-operation amongst people and groups. I am in private practice as an osteopathic practitioner in Victoria, BC, Canada

Solo show (with Friends) at Gorgeous Coffee – Thursday, Nov. 23/17

This is the poster for the show I’m doing tomorrow night. Please note the line about parking in the lot just behind Gorgeous Coffee, OR, at Imperial Hallmark Cleaners, close by. Please do NOT park behind the El Greco Restaurant. … Continue reading

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Access to my New Practice, at 1756 Gonzales Avenue

My partner, Karen, and I are now moved into our new place, at 1756 Gonzales Avenue. I am recommencing practice from this address as of Monday, November 6th. The clinic entrance is around the back of the house, through the … Continue reading

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Update: My Home & Practice are moving soon.

My partner, Karen Ledger, and I have been looking for a new place to call home, and for me to run my practice from, for some time now, since our 2.5 year rental contract at our present home finishes on … Continue reading

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How Understanding Polyvagal Theory Can Help

This relatively new understanding of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) – called Polyvagal Theory – can allow most adults, but especially parents, teachers and health professionals to assist children, students, patients, and ourselves, toward greater wellness. Most people will be … Continue reading

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My Worldview, and its impact on my osteopathic practice

This writing is off the top of my head, in the short hour before needing to submit this as an article for the next edition of WellnessNews in Victoria, BC. I share that only because it also speaks to what … Continue reading

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On Addiction – What Is it, and What to Do

I am realizing that I have an addiction to distracting myself – mainly via Facebook in recent times. In the excellent talk by Dr. Gabor Maté that I have provided a link to, below, he asks, and answers, the question What Is … Continue reading

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Life IS Balance – Wellness is the Expression of the Extent of that Balance

Life is all about balance; and about communication between the parts of our whole organism. Different regions, different systems of the body all need to be, and are, in constant contact with each other – at least that is so … Continue reading

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