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The Violence-Inducing Effects of Psychiatric Medication

On May 17, 2017, we learned that Chris Cornell of Soundgarden had reportedly committed suicide by hanging. His family reports knowing a different Chris than one who would make this fatal decision,...

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Alcoholism - Is It a Disease?

Do you struggle with your relationship to alcohol?

Have you been told you’re an addict?

My family is rife with “alcoholics,” most of whom are “recovered.” The dominant...

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What Is Your Greatest Cancer Risk?

Have you heard of spontaneous remissions?

You know, getting better, like completely better, without classical medical intervention?

The conventional world goes out of their way not to document,...

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Stress and Why I Don't Do Salivary Cortisol Tests Anymore

Stress: Is it real or imagined?

Stress. It has become our constant companion. We know when we feel it and when we don’t feel it, we actually may even go looking for it. Have you ever had a...

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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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Homebirth: The Opportunity of a Lifetime

The best of both worlds?

The middle path is an appealing notion.

We can have the best of both worlds right?

This is what reason implores us to listen to.

Should we?

Well, it depends on what...

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Vital Mind Stories: Leigh Ann's Story of PMS Relief

Resolving PMS

Women are just supposed to deal with PMS, right? It’s just part of the deal. 7-10 days, or maybe 12-14 (aka half of your life) where you sabotage relationships, want to crawl...

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Volunteering As A Tool for Healing and Connection

Watching the World Go By

I spent months confined to my bed when I was tapering off of my medications. I was alone in my own small world without much connection to the world passing by outside my...

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5 Foods That Can Cause Depression

The food you eat directly affects your brain

Food is the best medicine. All your cells, bones, signaling molecules, and tissues are built from what you eat. For example, dietary fats are the...

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Marie Forleo Interview

Have 30 minutes? Sit down with Marie Forleo and Dr. Kelly Brogan to talk about myths and truths when it comes to depression — what it is, what it isn’t, and how to heal it.

 

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How the "Anti-Vaccine" Movement Threatens Us All

This post was originally found on Fearless Parent, and has been shared here courtesy of Louise Kuo Habakus.

Step back and take a good look. It’s a full blown, parent on parent brawl....

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Family: The True Test of Awakening

 They say that if you think you’re enlightened, try spending two weeks with your family. What is it about these relationships that drives us to our breaking point?

Last week, I had a...

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