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Bringing Our Shadow Out of the Dark

Facing Our Shadow: An Essential Practice for Our Times

Do you sometimes say about what you've just done, “I don’t know what got into me?”

Do you sometimes feel like you’re...

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Climate: A New Story

“Ah…it’s global warming”.

This trope has entered our vernacular, perhaps a catchphrase for the sense that something is really wrong on this planet. While there is...

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Is Your β€œNormal” Thyroid Test Hiding the Source of Your Depression?

Do you have one or more of the following symptoms?

  • Unexplained weight gain or loss
  • Swelling, puffiness
  • Low energy, depressed mood
  • Racing heart, anxiety
  • Lethargy, sleeplessness
  • Digestive...
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Want to "Beat" Cancer? End the Fight

The translation of emotions to physiology is becoming less and less “woo woo” and more and more scientifically validated. A landmark study1 of women with breast cancer was recently...

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Mess to Meaning: From Breakdown to Breakthrough

The stumble from grace

You were feeling great! You decided to taper your antidepressant medication, did the Reset, reclaimed your body, took a red line marker to many of your former...

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The Many Origins of Depression

What Is Depression?

Is depression a flat mood, an inability to participate in ‘normal life activities,’ or unexplained bouts of sadness? In spite of its singular clinical...

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What Is Functional Dentistry?

Do you know that wisdom teeth are supposed to fit in our mouths? That tooth decay isn’t just about eating candy? And that teeth grinding can be a sign of poor oxygenation integrity during...

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3 Tips for Tapering Benzodiazepines or Sleep Meds

Forewarned, forearmed, to be prepared is half the victory. ~ Miguel de Cervantes

For many people, the prospect of facing benzodiazepine withdrawal is terrifying. For others, the actual process of...

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KB-Approved, Paleo Pancakes

As many of you know, eggs for breakfast can get old quickly. But so can feeling like you need to take a nap two hours after you wake up and eat!

Here’s one of my go-to recipes that my kids...

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The Benefits of Coffee Enemas

When coffee enemas were first suggested to me, I thought it was one of the strangest ideas I had ever heard. But at the time, I was desperate. I was exhausted all the time, depressed, barely...

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How to Help Someone Who Is Suicidal

We have been conditioned to look upon the tender topic of suicide with horror. Perhaps because it represents a failure of our varied systems of control. Perhaps because we are, collectively, far...

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Vital Mind Stories: Trudy's Journey From Suicidal to Joyful

Trudy knew, deep inside, that medications couldn’t bring her where she needed to go.

But what she didn’t know was that she had options.

From the age of 19, she was medicated with...

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