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A Time For Rain: Teaching Our Children About Sadness

Stop crying Danny!

That tears are a bad thing is so baked into our social fabric that parents might find themselves renouncing crying without any awareness of the deeper implications. It might not...

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When Healing Is Hard: How to See Inconsistency as an Invitation

When we finally discover the radical power of nutrition to heal ourselves from depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, life changes.

Nutrition can literally and metaphorically...

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What's The Deal With Food Allergy Testing?

So, apparently, no more eggplants, pineapples, cheese, rice, tomatoes, and peanuts...said anyone who has ever taken a food allergy test!

It’s such an appealing idea isn’t it? Just take...

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The BodyMind Concept: Two Surprising Tips to Heal Your Body with Your Mind

I remember once feeling like I was offering my patients a warm, nurturing hug when I would give them a diagnosis, or confirm it, after a consultation. “It’s the nature of Bipolar...

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Postpartum Depression: Is Brexanolone the Answer?

“…if females can be induced to believe that their sufferings will be diminished, or shortened, and their lives and those of their offspring, be safer in the hands of the...

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Fever and the Nature of Acute Disease

The following excerpt is from Dr. Cowan’s book Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness, and is reprinted with permission from the publisher.

In November 1890, a...

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Antidepressant Drugs Work According to Latest Study: A Critical Re-Appraisal

Dozens of meta-analyses including hundreds of antidepressant drug trials have been conducted to date. With a few notable exceptions 1 2, the vast majority of these meta-analyses conclude that...

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The Breaking Point

My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After taking...

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Bringing Our Shadow Out of the Dark

Facing Our Shadow: An Essential Practice for Our Times

Do you sometimes say about what you've just done, “I don’t know what got into me?”

Do you sometimes feel like you’re...

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Climate: A New Story

“Ah…it’s global warming”.

This trope has entered our vernacular, perhaps a catchphrase for the sense that something is really wrong on this planet. While there is...

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Is Your β€œNormal” Thyroid Test Hiding the Source of Your Depression?

Do you have one or more of the following symptoms?

  • Unexplained weight gain or loss
  • Swelling, puffiness
  • Low energy, depressed mood
  • Racing heart, anxiety
  • Lethargy, sleeplessness
  • Digestive...
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Want to "Beat" Cancer? End the Fight

The translation of emotions to physiology is becoming less and less “woo woo” and more and more scientifically validated. A landmark study1 of women with breast cancer was recently...

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