By Kelly Brogan “I used to be vegan,” Kristen confessed reflecting on the trajectory she’d traveled since we met. “I remember, before I came in for my consultation, I spent weeks walking in the meat aisle of my neighborhood coop, trying to get comfortable with the idea of buying animal foods. I finally took the
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
Nine months after the birth of my first daughter, I felt off. Flatness, forgetfulness, cold, and tired. If I hadn’t discovered my formal diagnosis of an autoimmune thyroid condition, I could easily have been offered an antidepressant. Instead, I delved into the complex physiology of the immune system and its relationship to seemingly unrelated areas
I’m thrilled to introduce you to Francis Weller, psychotherapist, sacred activist, and grief expert. I wrote about his incredibly important book, The Wild Edge of Sorrow, here and couldn’t wait to get my hands on more of his incredible work. In what follows, he explores the power and meaning of gratitude – what I have
“Why were you ever prescribed Zoloft?” I asked the 32 year old mother of 2 who had been taking the med for 10 years, unable to successfully taper off on her own. “That’s when my mom died and my internist…whom I love…said, ‘Do yourself a favor and take this.’” Pain. Suffering. Struggle. Why deal with
Think about the last time you had a huge zit on your face. Do you remember how your energy contracted and you wanted to honor your invisibility by avoiding all social contacts? How this experience of yourself was literally the opposite of radiant and bold let alone sexy and sensual? This phenomenon is all the