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Dr. Donna Rockwell, Psy.D., L.P. is a licensed clinical psychologist, adjunct faculty member, community outreach worker, columnist, and mindfulness meditation teacher. Dr. Rockwell specializes in both mindfulness and celebrity mental health. She works with clients in her private practice and teaches public meditation classes. You can watch Dr. Rockwell on YouTube or read more of her blogs at The New Existentialists.

Music Therapy: The Healing Power of Song

Hello darkness, my old friend. Like a bridge over troubled water. That’s me and Julio down by the schoolyard. Music takes us back to a formative time, to a younger potentate version of ourselves. Music reminds us of who we ...

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Desperately Seeking Happiness

What does it mean to be happy? It is the most elusive of questions, and permeates much of our daily lives. While we toil away, we secretly pray for happiness. “I just want to be happy,” so many people say. ...

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Compassion and the Art of Having Fun

The world is a competitive place. That is why it’s important to remember the value of kindness and compassion, or we might be taken over by a will to succeed at all costs and never have any fun or experience ...

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A Female Call To Arms! Be Yourself

Throw away all the extras and show your boyfriend the real you. If you don’t: if you choose instead to hide behind fake eyelashes and reinforced hair; if you pump and prod in order to look as much as you ...

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After the Honeymoon

Listen up. Marriage is hard work. As trumpeted in I Do. I Did. Now What? Life After the Wedding Dress, by Jenny Lee, “There are always plenty of friends to argue the finer points of engagement rings, prenuptial diets, French ...

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Being Green: Working Toward a Sustainable Future

Kermit the Frog was right – it’s not easy being green. When the famous Muppet and Sesame Street star performed his hit song, “Bein’ Green,” he described a lonely path of self-discovery. Kermit sang: It’s not that easy being green; ...

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Confessions of a Shopoholic

Crystal is a power shopper. She arrives at our lunch wearing a $2,300 white, billowy Donna Karan shirt for which she paid only $180. She tries to play down the label “shopping addict,” which her friends accuse her of being. ...

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What Drew Me to Meditation

In her interview with PsychAlive’s Dr. Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about what drew her to the practice of meditation. Lisa Firestone:  When did you first become interested in mindfulness and what attracted you to that practice of meditation? ...

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