Author Archives: Howard Dieno

About Howard Dieno

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

My practice has moved

Karen and I are here in the hot sun taking a few days restful break at Yellow Point Lodge.  Tomorrow, Sunday, July 5th, we return to Victoria and make final preparations for our move, within Fairfield, on July 6.  As … Continue reading

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Thanks Everyone! … We Have a Place to Move To

I had a great response to my last post, asking for help in finding Karen and I a place. Thanks to everyone who sent me leads, told friends and colleagues and/or who held the vision of us landing in a … Continue reading

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Looking for a new place: Moving our home and practice(s)

My partner, Karen Ledger, and I are moving from 1238 Richardson Street, as of the end of June. We don’t yet know where we’ll be going. This fact is, in part, my impetus for writing this post. We would be … Continue reading

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Osteopathy supports Health and Wellness

Today, April 19th, begins International Osteopathic Healthcare Week. The above link takes you to a brief animated video produced by the Canadian Federation of Osteopaths (CFO). OsteopathyBC is the voluntary body representing osteopathic practitioners in this province – and is a … Continue reading

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Healing Civilization

Originally posted on Howard Dieno's Blog:
I have just read a life-altering book: Healing Civilization by Claudio Naranjo. In it, Naranjo speaks of the the whole thread of civilization as we know it – the last 5000 to 6000…

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In Memory of a Dear Friend

I heard tonight that a long-time and very dear friend of my sister, Alvina, took his own life today. Chris was a funny and talented man, compassionate, sensitive, and in recent years, deeply troubled and depressed. How is it that … Continue reading

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A Brief Vignette in Memory of my Father

It was the summer of 1971, when Richard and I were still 16 for a bit longer, and Marcel had already turned 17. Back when I was 14 and just learning to drive, my Dad had bought a 1956 Plymouth … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the many women I know, from extended family members to friends, colleagues, sisters-in-law, nieces, to my own sisters, my partner, and to my own dearly departed mother, I say thank you. I celebrate your loving care in this … Continue reading

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Marine Phytoplankton

While searching the Web for information on my previous post (about Bright Eyes drops) I also came across this fascinating information on the use of Marine Phytoplankton as a powerful anti-oxidant. See the short video link, below, and the other … Continue reading

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“Bright Eyes” treatment for Cataracts

I have recently been conducting a search for “Bright Eyes” drops and their efficacy in treating cataracts – which I was told about by a friend and client who now lives in Brazil. This looks very promising indeed. I believe … Continue reading

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