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Find Your Art to Awaken Self Healing

“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Self Healing through Self Discovery

Ever feel like everyone has a leg up...

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Microbiome and the Modern Environment: A Global Drift Toward Dysbiosis?

The Journal of Physiological Anthropology has published a series looking at the effects of the modern environment on the microbiome. In this guest blog, authors of research in...

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7 Facts About Depression That Will Blow You Away

Adapted from A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD

A silent tragedy in the history of modern health care is happening right now in America, but no one is talking about it. We have been told a...

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Kundalini Yoga: Change Your Life in 12 Minutes a Day

You’d probably think I was running an infomercial if I told you about a simple intervention that:

  • Reverses memory loss
  • Increases energy levels
  • Improves sleep quality
  • Up regulates positive...
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Saying No to Antidepressants

I wrote this blog for the many women who tell me that they feel pressured to take meds. They feel pathologized by the diagnosis, like a scarlet letter D, their new name. They come to me because...

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Avoiding Dogma: On Being Right and Eating Animals

I’ve always been allergic to dogma. In any institutional setting – educational, religious, medical, and most definitely, airports! – I find myself developing hives and hot...

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Ann Petersen's Story: Can Candidiasis Cause Depression?

Suffering from depression and multiple health issues, Ann Petersen takes us through her journey to a healthy and productive lifestyle.

I suffered my first depression in my senior year at high...

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Antidepressant Discontinuation: The Why & How of Tapering

Note: The author acknowledges, with great compassion, that this is a challenging topic for the many individuals who make the difficult decision to begin treatment with psychiatric medication. All...

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reFemme: 5 Ways to Awaken the Divine Feminine Within

Our Break from the Divine Feminine

To do lists. Email. Facebook. Appointments. Commutes. Packing lunch. Making that call. Hustling for that deadline. Ignoring the elephant of your sexless marriage,...

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Think Antidepressants Work? What You NEED to Know

"All I know is that Prozac saved my best friend's life," said a slightly agitated young woman in the third row of the conference room.

"You must be wondering how that can be true, and how...

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Charles Eisenstein on the Importance of A Mind of Your Own

 The following essay was written by Charles Eisenstein about the release of my new book, A Mind of Your Own, and the bigger issue of questioning the narratives underpinning...

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Healing Depression: The Myth of the Quick Fix

Is There an Easier Version?

I stared out over the sea of beautiful women from all walks of life. It was an intimate gathering in the West Village, and we were there to talk mental health, healing...

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