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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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Flipping the Script on Menopause: Dr. Christiane Northrup


We have been told a story about menopause in this country – that it’s the beginning of the end, when we start shriveling up, losing our mojo, and generally become accessories to the...

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Reclaim Your Vitality: A 30-Day Healing Protocol for Women

I’m used to presenting with large slide decks, science talk, and lots of bored-looking doctors in a dank hotel conference room. But since I realized that I can teach patients directly how to...

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Breastfeeding: A Reproductive Right

In 2016 the WHO released a report that concluded that if every child were breastfed within an hour of birth, given only breast milk for the first six months of life, and continued breastfeeding up...

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An Open Letter to the Spiritual Community About Psychiatry

There’s life with the experience of mental illness and then there’s life as a mental patient. I’ve been told that both entail a large serving of unfathomable suffering. Suffering...

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Food: A Conversation with Charles Eisenstein

After reading Charles Eisenstein’s book, The Yoga of Eating, I wrote:

It’s not our fault that we have no idea how to engage the most basic and arguably sacred human relationship to...

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Psychiatric Medication Taper and Insomnia

Tears streamed down her face.

“I can’t take it anymore” she sobbed. “All of my old, stupid worries are back, and I haven’t slept in a month, and I feel like I’m...

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Herb Safety in Pregnancy

In addition to the traditional medicine systems that developed clinical herbal practices over thousands of years, there used to be a knowing amongst women about which herbs are safe, helpful and...

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Red Meat for Your Depression

It’s been a little over 3 weeks since we last met, and I wanted to send you an update.

I started eating red meat daily to address the reactive hypoglycemia. I am feeling so much...

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Vital Mind Stories: My Story of Burning Out, Bouncing Back and Breaking Through

Over the past year and a half I’ve shared a lot about what was going on with me in terms of my spiritual and personal growth, but the one thing I didn’t share about publicly was the...

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