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Why "Being Emotional" Is Actually Good For Us, Our Children, And For Our Species As A Whole

In our culture, emotions are often seen as a nuisance, something to get over or around. Even worse, having emotions -- other than a select few positively-associated ones -- has been seen as a...

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When Healing Is Hard: How to See Inconsistency as an Invitation

When we finally discover the radical power of nutrition to heal ourselves from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, life changes.

Nutrition can literally and metaphorically...

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The BodyMind Concept: Two Surprising Tips to Heal Your Body with Your Mind

I remember once feeling like I was offering my patients a warm, nurturing hug when I would give them a diagnosis, or confirm it, after a consultation. “It’s the nature of Bipolar...

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Postpartum Depression: Is Brexanolone the Answer?

“…if females can be induced to believe that their sufferings will be diminished, or shortened, and their lives and those of their offspring, be safer in the hands of the...

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The Breaking Point

My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After taking...

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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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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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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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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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The Science Delusion

There are three philosophical books that make my required reading for life list:

  1. The Book by Alan Watts
  2. Ascent of Humanity by Charles Eisenstein
  3. The Science Delusion by Rupert Sheldrake

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