The Post-Industrial Legacy Here is an uncomfortable fact: as inhabitants of an industrialized nation, we have an average of 700 synthetic chemicals in our bodies. Right. Now. That may seem hard to swallow until you realize that approximately 84,000 chemicals are introduced into food and consumer products in America each year. 1 More than 13,000
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
For over one hundred and fifty years, psychiatry has promoted the idea that what is called schizophrenia is a progressive, deteriorative disease of the brain, and that science is on the horizon of finally discovering the biochemical nature of this debilitating mental disorder. From the age of Kraepelin through the reign of Freud and now
As a relative newbie to this whole “spiritual awakening” thing, I have spent much of the past several years motivated by the carrot of victory. Of course, my opponent is no longer disease, germs, and pharmaceutical non-compliance. No…it has become ignorance, misinformation, and corporate industry (to keep the list short). I am deeply invested in being
If you’re ready to expand your perspectives on health and wellness, I’m hoping this Meditation Toolkit is a meaningful introduction to some simple, powerful practices to empower you in moments of struggle. I’m guessing you are looking for something – some way to reconnect to a part of yourself that maybe has grown dim, or
Our mettle is never more tested than through our children’s health. In fact, maternal and pediatric medicine is predicated on fear. That innate and primal, mama bear, I’ll do anything for my kid, impulse has been systematically captured by a near religiously upheld practice of aggressive and proactive management of the human body. (Have you