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6 Natural Products That Actually Work

Lessen Your Toxic Load

In your quest to find products that support a healthy, conscious lifestyle, do you sometimes feel like you have to compromise between effective and safe? We've been led to...

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Fear Is The Sickness

Have we gotten it all wrong? When we can move beyond fear into curiosity, we find that illness is the body’s wisdom playing out in its own highly designed and incredibly personal way.

The...

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Vital Mind Stories: Anne's Resolution of Depression and Personal Rebirth

If you’ve chosen to take antidepressants, it’s probably because it made sense to you at the time of that decision. But does it need to be a lifelong commitment? Anne’s journey...

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Antidepressants Can Work, But Only If You Believe They Will

“Sure, I agree that cleaning up your diet and meditating can help with depression, but how can you say that antidepressants don’t work? Prozac saved my sister’s life!”

Do...

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Sentience: Black & White? Good & Bad?

There was an interesting story floating around the web a while back, about an octopus who was able to squeeze out a tube, scoot across the floor, and slither down a pipe, presumably out...

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Vital Mind Stories: Reversing Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia

You may believe that there are some “mental illnesses” that really require medication. Top of that list is likely to be chronic paranoid Schizophrenia, I would imagine.

The story you...

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A Scientist's Experience at a 10-day Silent Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Four years ago, I discovered horrific animal abuse that senior members of my PhD lab were hiding. I burst out crying, amended the situation as best as I could, and immediately spoke out to...

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Vital Mind Stories: Christine's Gut Healing Journey

We know that the brain impacts the gut and that the gut affects the brain. We also know that diet can take us a long way towards healing even long-term gut damage. But what if diet...

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Truth Is...We All Could Be Woody

13 years ago, my life looked very different than it does today. I was married to my best friend, had a successful career in advertising, and was planning to have a family. However, all that...

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Mass Shootings: The New Manifestation of an Ancient Phenomenon and their link to Psychiatric Drugs

Individuals perpetrating unspeakable acts of violence is not a new phenomenon. What’s new, rather, are the altered states of consciousness induced by antidepressants and other psychotropic...

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To Heal You Must Know What Is Possible

It turns out that chronic diseases don't need to be chronic. Medication does not need to be lifelong. Symptoms and struggle don't need to feel oppressive. And you don't need to be dependent on a...

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Five Lab Tests Your Doctor Isn't Ordering


Have you been told that your mental illness is a chronic condition?

Have you been diagnosed with an ‘incurable’ disease like depression? Were you told that your only hope is to...

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