• Published On: April 1, 2024By 4.9 min read

    We can’t blame our parents for all our issues, but the foundation for relationship skills in adulthood does develop when we are young. Psychoanalyst John Bowlby believed that attachment [...]

  • Published On: January 1, 2024By 3.7 min read

    Keeping It Real in an Era of Digital Dependence. The 1970 hit song “Close To You” by The Carpenters wasn’t about smartphones – they weren’t invented yet – [...]

  • Published On: January 1, 2024By 3.6 min read

    Remember many years ago noticing that an inordinate number of women coming to me for cosmetic or reconstructive surgery were on some medication for anxiety, depression or both. Valium, [...]

  • Published On: September 28, 2023By 8.4 min read

    Social Media and Mental Health Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the main event. In one corner, wearing white shirt and confident smile, is the challenger, Marc Robertz-Schwartz, a [...]

  • Published On: June 26, 2023By 2.5 min read

    The insistence of her beloved cat was the sign Deb Jayne couldn’t ignore. “ZuZu would lay on my bed every night and nudge my left breast. She started doing this [...]

  • Published On: April 30, 2023By 4.9 min read

    Clermont businessman Rocky DeStefano making a difference by helping employees knock out problems. Chick-fil-A’s corporate purpose statement continues to touch and define the leadership style of Rocky DeStefano [...]

  • Published On: April 1, 2023By 2.1 min read

    Clermont walking/running group puts best feet forward.  L-R (front row): Brian Boylan, Amalie Skorman, Patty Cummins, Beth Yarborough, Terry French, Toni Richardson, Danielle Elsayed, Melinda Smith, Charley (in [...]

  • Published On: February 1, 2023By 1.9 min read

    Nathaniel Biegler chosen to carry on healing hands legacy.  Nathaniel Biegler always knew he wanted a career in healthcare, but he wanted to help individuals optimize their health [...]

  • Published On: December 31, 2022By 1.9 min read

    For Taylor Mitchell, weight loss is her gain Taylor Mitchell knows a thing or two about transformation and change. The Leesburg native has experienced it up close and [...]

  • Published On: November 30, 2022By 1.9 min read

    Setting a high bar  Teen beats cancer while winning weightlifting championship.  Roy Wiggins, 17, of Lake Minneola is an inspiration to everyone around him.  While maintaining a [...]

  • Published On: October 31, 2022By 2.1 min read

    Road to Rebirth  Guided hypnosis helps people heal in the present by visiting the past. Many people desire a glimpse into the future.  But one resident of [...]

  • Published On: September 30, 2022By 2.2 min read

    Minneola theatre student deserves props for dealing with rare medical conditions.  She has performed as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, Tiger Lily in Peter Pan, and Evie in [...]

  • Published On: August 31, 2022By 2.3 min read

    Local doctor speaks out against the government’s coronavirus response.  alking about the coronavirus vaccine is a touchy subject, but Dr. Richard Bosshardt hasn’t shied away from addressing the [...]

  • Published On: July 30, 2022By 1.9 min read

    Jay Paynter transforms life and loses over 100 pounds. ‘I now feel like I’m in my 20s!’ It’s difficult to recognize Jay Paynter today from the “before” photos of him [...]

  • Published On: June 30, 2022By 2.5 min read

    Nurse Practitioner Amanda Neil found success losing weight with a healthy, practical mindset and now she helps others do the same. Struggling to lose weight? You’re not alone. The diet [...]