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
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
Is seasonal depression real? As the temperatures drop and the winter jackets emerge, many people will be diagnosed with seasonal depression, also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Amazingly, as the weather changes, up to 10% of people living in northern latitudes will be categorized as depressed. But what exactly is seasonal depression? How is it
Lessen Your Toxic Load In your quest to find products that support a healthy, conscious lifestyle, do you sometimes feel like you have to compromise between effective and safe? We’ve been led to believe that this is the case, through powerful marketing forces that position chemicals as king, and “all-natural” as the watered-down, over-priced alternative.
Have we gotten it all wrong? When we can move beyond fear into curiosity, we find that illness is the body’s wisdom playing out in its own highly designed and incredibly personal way. The labels. Depression. Pertussis. Breast Cancer. Hashimoto’s. These are more than words – these are modern day hexes. They have this power