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Vital Mind Stories: Leigh Ann's Story of PMS Relief

Resolving PMS

Women are just supposed to deal with PMS, right? It’s just part of the deal. 7-10 days, or maybe 12-14 (aka half of your life) where you sabotage relationships, want to crawl...

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Volunteering As A Tool for Healing and Connection

Watching the World Go By

I spent months confined to my bed when I was tapering off of my medications. I was alone in my own small world without much connection to the world passing by outside my...

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5 Foods That Can Cause Depression

The food you eat directly affects your brain

Food is the best medicine. All your cells, bones, signaling molecules, and tissues are built from what you eat. For example, dietary fats are the...

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Marie Forleo Interview

Have 30 minutes? Sit down with Marie Forleo and Dr. Kelly Brogan to talk about myths and truths when it comes to depression — what it is, what it isn’t, and how to heal it.

 

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How the "Anti-Vaccine" Movement Threatens Us All

This post was originally found on Fearless Parent, and has been shared here courtesy of Louise Kuo Habakus.

Step back and take a good look. It’s a full blown, parent on parent brawl....

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Family: The True Test of Awakening

 They say that if you think you’re enlightened, try spending two weeks with your family. What is it about these relationships that drives us to our breaking point?

Last week, I had a...

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Depression Starts In Your Gut

The new biology of depression

The old story is that depression is caused by a deficiency of neurotransmitters like serotonin. This ‘serotonin model’ led to widespread treatment using...

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Vital Mind Stories: 3 Beliefs Holly Ditched When She Stopped Antidepressants

In January 2014, I decided to come off all psychiatric medication — Zoloft, Lamictal, and Xanax.

Though I’d only been taking these drugs for a year and a half, I felt completely...

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How To Live A Medication Free Life

How one med-based decision can change everything

Within one month of strict dietary commitment, detox, and meditation, her unrelenting panic attacks had disappeared. Kate was on three psychiatric...

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Another Vyvanse-Assisted Suicide Streamed Live on Facebook

Two years ago, I investigated the suicide of a 7-year-old Florida foster child five years after his death, to find out whether officially recommended changes to the state's foster care program had...

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Juliet's Story: Overcoming Ambien Addiction & Insomnia

Healing is resolving the separation between the journey of the body and the journey of the soul. ” – Dr. Brit Cooper

My Drugged Love and Hate Relationship

One of the most arduous...

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Sadhana: Best Time to Meditate

You know you should be meditating, right? You tell yourself you’ll start this weekend. There are reminders all around you. Your Instagram feed is awash with long-haired women with zen faces...

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