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Vital Mind Stories: Sharon's Natural Antidepressant Journey

Tracing the Roots of Depression

It was March 23, 2011, about 2:30 in the afternoon, when I noticed my face was swollen. I was just starting a root canal, and my dentist had told me to expect...

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Holistic Medicine: A Life Without Fear

There is a radically different way to think about health. You may have heard about it, but are you clear on what it truly means, and the transformations it can yield in your mind, body and spirit?

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Vital Mind Stories: 3 Beliefs Holly Ditched When She Stopped Antidepressants

In January 2014, I decided to come off all psychiatric medication — Zoloft, Lamictal, and Xanax.

Though I’d only been taking these drugs for a year and a half, I felt completely...

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How To Live A Medication Free Life

How one med-based decision can change everything

Within one month of strict dietary commitment, detox, and meditation, her unrelenting panic attacks had disappeared. Kate was on three psychiatric...

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Another Vyvanse-Assisted Suicide Streamed Live on Facebook

Two years ago, I investigated the suicide of a 7-year-old Florida foster child five years after his death, to find out whether officially recommended changes to the state's foster care program had...

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Juliet's Story: Overcoming Ambien Addiction & Insomnia

Healing is resolving the separation between the journey of the body and the journey of the soul. ” – Dr. Brit Cooper

My Drugged Love and Hate Relationship

One of the most arduous...

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Tapering Psych Meds: The New Awakening

An OCD Diagnosis and 8 Years of Meds

Honestly, my obsessions are still here but I just feel separated from them in some way so I can function better.

When we first met, this was how Tasha described...

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Vital Minds: Three Stories of Recovery

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller

Something is happening...

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James McCrae: How to Embrace Uncertainty

By James McCrae

Is uncertainty something to fear or something to embrace?

At this point in history, the world is undergoing massive change that is shattering long held assumptions. From the...

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Healing from Depression and Psychiatric Medication with Community

If you’ve followed my work for any measure of time, you know that it has been my dream to open a holistic healing center where patients can move through experiences of awakening, suffering,...

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Dr. Stephanie Strozuk's Story: Healing Depression Naturally

Physician, heal thyself.

More and more of us are bumping up against the glass ceiling of what conventional medicine has to offer when we, as doctors, get sick.

Dr. Stephanie Strozuk and I...

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Why Should I Detox?

Detox – Why You Need To

Have you ever read The Lorax?

The message of this prescient tale has never been more important: it takes one person, motivated by love, to reconnect the many to...

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