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How I Treat Depression Drug-Free and Holistically

Adapted from A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD

Why I Put Down My Prescription Pad

When I talk about medicine and mental health to large audiences, I often start with the following imagery and...

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Silent Meditation Benefits Our Mental Health

Hello, I’m Kelly Brogan, and I’m a productivity junkie.

Yes, I have lived so many years in my masculine energy that doing, fixing, mastering, owning, and finishing have been my most...

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What is the Placebo Effect?

We all love the idea of a magic pill.

A safe, effective, quick fix.

I certainly do.

I thought that I was prescribing them, for years, to my patients suffering from insomnia, forgetfulness, lack of...

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Vital Productivity: How She Gets it Done

The Key to Vital Productivity: Getting in the flow

Ever notice that the less you do, the less you get done? And, somehow, when you’re in the flow, you can almost stretch time with the...

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Attachment Parenting: Why it Takes a Tribe to Heal Our Children

This article was originally published in Green Child Magazine and was written by Christie Michelsen. It was so good, I had to share. Christie Michelsen is an artist, writer, and shamanic life and...

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Overcoming Fear and Pain by Honoring Them

We move through life insulated by the mundane. Schedules and contracts, possessions, titles, and labeled relationships. We plug the address into the GPS, and we simply assume we will arrive when it...

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Find Your Art to Awaken Self Healing

“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Self Healing through Self Discovery

Ever feel like everyone has a leg up...

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Microbiome and the Modern Environment: A Global Drift Toward Dysbiosis?

The Journal of Physiological Anthropology has published a series looking at the effects of the modern environment on the microbiome. In this guest blog, authors of research in...

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7 Facts About Depression That Will Blow You Away

Adapted from A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD

A silent tragedy in the history of modern health care is happening right now in America, but no one is talking about it. We have been told a...

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Kundalini Yoga: Change Your Life in 12 Minutes a Day

You’d probably think I was running an infomercial if I told you about a simple intervention that:

  • Reverses memory loss
  • Increases energy levels
  • Improves sleep quality
  • Up regulates positive...
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Saying No to Antidepressants

I wrote this blog for the many women who tell me that they feel pressured to take meds. They feel pathologized by the diagnosis, like a scarlet letter D, their new name. They come to me because...

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Avoiding Dogma: On Being Right and Eating Animals

I’ve always been allergic to dogma. In any institutional setting – educational, religious, medical, and most definitely, airports! – I find myself developing hives and hot...

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