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 been implemented following the tragedy. Based on records obtained from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) spanning the five-year period after the
Drug Side Effects
The truth is that drugs can’t heal. And yet the primary approach to healing in modern health care is to treat symptoms with drugs. This is based on the erroneous belief that we are broken. We are machines that need calibrating and we need chemicals to feel better. But the evidence shows us that drugs can’t heal – and often, don’t even help.
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 and testing experiences I’ve gone through in life was overcoming my Ambien addiction, or in my case, changing what felt like the most
An OCD Diagnosis and 8 Years of Meds Honestly, my obsessions are still here but I just feel separated from them in some way so I can function better. When we first met, this was how Tasha described her experience of health-related worries while on Zoloft for the past 8 years. Her ruminative focus would
Don’t you love when modern science confirms ancient wisdom? I was delighted to come across a recent scientific review article about curcumin, the active ingredient of turmeric (1). You may recognize turmeric as the bold yellow spice that is often used in curries. Turmeric first caught the interest of researchers because people who consumed lots
If you’ve followed my work for any measure of time, you know that it has been my dream to open a holistic healing center where patients can move through experiences of awakening, suffering, crisis, or dissolution in a space of regeneration – with organic whole food, ancient technologies, community, movement, and a natural environment. Little