Achieving wellbeing and optimal health requires an interrelated set of disciplines and approaches. All are important.

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In the end, it was about facing emotional pain.

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We must face what’s gone, and then find the gems

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In 2014 I left Portland, Oregon and moved out of the country. There’s a lot of things I’m glad to be away from.

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Restricted travel, a 10 p.m. curfew, and most restaurants closed

This is the basic mood around here. Foto by author. Colico (LC) Italy.

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WHO ranked Italy as the 2nd best country in the world for overall healthcare in 2020. On paper, it looks pretty good. Here’s some reflections after living here.

Hospital in Sondrio, Italy. From

Year after year the same sad parade marches on. Can we just get up and leave?

Mural on a wall in Venice Beach, 2010. Photo by author.

Greg Hopkins

Retired. Surrounded by beauty. Grateful to have escaped the matrix. Fascinated by our collective evolutionary journey.

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