Jordan's Story: Recovering from an Eating Disorder & Postpartum Depression

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Jordan’s story speaks to the heart of much of our suffering.

We seek ways to numb the pain and look for “band-aid” solutions outside of ourselves to fix us and make us whole, only to come up empty.

What started off with a prescription for Zoloft for an eating disorder as a child, eventually led to the doubling of her medication after a diagnosis of postpartum depression following the birth of her second child.

“I was also going through a lot of family trauma...my mom and I no longer speak...it was just, for me, it was a lot to deal with.”

“Even though I said ok, let me just get through this dark hole that I feel like I’m in every day...something felt wrong.”

It was then that Jordan saw an article featuring a friend of hers and our Vital Mind Reset program, and decided to reach out.

Over the course of the next few weeks, Jordan got a chance to go inward and say "yes" to herself, to honor her own feelings, body, and needs. That’s when she discovered that healing is an inside job.

“It was the best decision I’ve ever made. I know that I am the greatest healer for myself. And I will take care of myself from this day on.”

“I’m just so truly grateful to have had this opportunity, and to be able to share this journey with others, and I hope they’ll take this journey as well.”

“Because you deserve it. We all do.”

Interested in a comprehensive, drug-free approach to healing anxiety, depression or chronic stress?

The Vital Mind Reset program walks you through my 44-day healing protocol, which combines diet, detox, and meditation practices for long-term resolution of chronic symptoms. The tools implemented also help to establish a readiness for psychiatric medication tapers. Click below to learn more.

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About Dr. Kelly Brogan

KELLY BROGAN, MD, is a holistic psychiatrist, author of the New York Times Bestselling book, A Mind of Your OwnOwn Your Self, the children’s book, A Time For Rain, and co-editor of the landmark textbook Integrative Therapies for Depression. She is the founder of the online healing program Vital Mind Reset, and the membership community, Vital Life Project. She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from M.I.T. in Systems Neuroscience. She is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms. Learn More