One of my FearlessParent partners, Cornelia, shared this post by Bethany Webster with me, and I found it to be such a profound exploration of the ripple effects of the patriarchal structure we have been acculturated to over the past several thousand years. See if you agree… About the Mother Wound Author: © Bethany Webster 2013 more @ http://womboflight.com What
We’ve been told a story about depression – that you are born with a chemical imbalance that requires lifelong medication. Get ready for some myth-busting around the benefits, risks, and the truth about what depression is.
“Every time I have the thought that I want to harm my husband, I have to spend about 15-20 minutes organizing the utensils in our drawer just perfectly. It’s exhausting and so disturbing. I love him more than anyone in the world.” The OCD Cure You’ve Never Heard Of (hint: it isn’t Prozac) For Amy,
There’s nothing worse than blaming the victim, right? But what if radical responsibility is the first step towards personal freedom? What if it isn’t bad genes, bad luck, that toxic relationship, or your dysfunctional family? What if cause and effect can be reclaimed as something entirely within your control? I used to believe in the mechanistic
Sometimes, it just takes one case to bring an entire medical construct to its knees. Because if the current model can’t encompass it, then the model must evolve to accomodate the seeming outlier. Currently, psychiatry is in a freefall. With its priesthood abandoning its own tenets around biomedical explanations for mental illness, there is room
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Kahlil Gibran The American Way Productivity. Certainty. Predictability. Consistency. These words feel like a cozy blanket to our minds. And, at least since the Industrial Revolution, it has been a shared agreement that these values amplify and support