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Can I Really Get Better Through Mindfulness?

For the past 35 years, I’ve had the great fortune of bearing witness to the incredible struggle and amazing resiliency of the human spirit.  Day after day, year after year, patients have...

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Spirituality and Mental Illness

Is the suppression of spirituality in the West the reason for our struggle and suffering labeled as mental illness? Are we medicated to numb the pain and psychospiritual protest related to the felt...

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The Cutting Cords Meditation

When I feel pulled into keeping score, blaming, or resentment, I stop, drop, and do this, recorded for me by one of my beloved teachers, Joseph Aldo. It. Works.

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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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Carrie-Anne Moss + Kelly Brogan

Last week I sat down with Kelly Brogan to talk about women. We talked about what kind of tools women need today and where we can start with self-care—the kind that actually makes a difference...

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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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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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