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Science Suggests That Turmeric Benefits Depression

Don’t you love when modern science confirms ancient wisdom?

I was delighted to come across a recent scientific review article about curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric (1). You may...

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Healthy Food on a Budget

Deciding it is possible

When I first looked at the details of the dietary reset in A Mind of Your Own, I knew I needed a plan. Like so many others struggling to get by yet living below the poverty...

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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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Is Your Uber Air Freshener Making You Sick?

I opened the window to the 27 degree NYC air. My driver asked if I wanted him to turn the heat off, and I said, “no it’s the air freshener. It’s really too much.”

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A Discussion of Pussy: A Reclamation

It’s happening. Right. Now. I couldn’t be more enlivened by the incredible women that are speaking this message of feminine empowerment. By the fact that we are waking up in droves, to...

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Surprising Tylenol Side Effects

Tylenol: Helping or Hurting?

Have you ever popped a Tylenol to push through that annoying headache and get on with your day? Most of us have. Each week, millions of Americans take one of the 600...

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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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Antibiotics During Pregnancy: Let's Revisit

Antibiotics and the management of pregnancy and birth

They told me I’ll need IV antibiotics because I had GBS my last pregnancy.

I could feel Catherine’s confusion as it...

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Sukhdev Jackson: Ending A Family History of Depression

The following guest post was written by my friend and kundalini teacher, Sukhdev Jackson. Her story of perseverance and transformation has been a source of inspiration for me personally, and...

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Vital Mind Stories: A Physician's Personal Health Transformation

May 1998 – My personal health transformation had very innocent roots. I remember standing with my medical school graduating class at what was then Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, reciting...

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