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
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 I believe that our current model is outdated and disempowering.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.
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
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
Cindy was medically hexed with a Lupus diagnosis 18 years ago, after the birth of her son. In the wake of this, and because of sociocultural conditioning around the fate of someone with this potentially serious autoimmune condition, she shrunk her life to fit what she thought should be the experience of a sick woman.