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 medical system that is keeping you sick. Meet some of the everyday folks who are blazing the trail of radical
You may have noticed that my approach to women’s mental health deviates from the norm – from what is being taught in medical school and what is being offered by doctors around the country. I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering. Take a look at posts in this category to discover a new, powerful way to take more control of your health than ever before.
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 action of life. Dr. Christiane Northrup has been working for decades to flip the script on menopause. Listen to our conversation to
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 that brings you to the brink of something you can’t imagine tolerating one more second of, and then it asks you how you’d like to stay
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 the environment – eating. This confusion stems from our deeper disconnection from self, from our place in the great web of planetary existence,
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 going to crack.” She was down to 3mg of the antidepressant citalopram and the journey thus far had been marked by the shift