This blog post contains excerpts from my new book, Own Your Self, now available for pre-order. Ever look around and feel like we are all either shut-down and depressed or wired and on the edge? Or both? We humans are having a particularly hard time, and despite the projection of our inner chaos all over
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.
This blog post contains excerpts from my new book, Own Your Self, now available for pre-order. “How much longer?” I pleaded in the direction of the long space-time tunnel that separated me from my midwife. My mind had leapt back on stage and grabbed the mic. You can’t do this, it said. You’re going to
Let’s face it… our current medical industry loves pills. When you go to the doctor for any kind of discomfort with any kind of diagnosis, chances are that the doctor will write out a slip of paper and send you to the pharmacy. Every illness, every injury, every bodily inconvenience has some kind of corresponding
Stop crying Danny! That tears are a bad thing is so baked into our social fabric that parents might find themselves renouncing crying without any awareness of the deeper implications. It might not even present as admonishment… “Don’t cry Sara, you’re fine, do you want a popsicle?” is drawn from the same pool of feeling-shaming,
“…if females can be induced to believe that their sufferings will be diminished, or shortened, and their lives and those of their offspring, be safer in the hands of the profession; there will be no further difficulty in establishing the universal practice of obstetrics. all the prejudices of the most ignorant and nervous female, all