Trudy knew, deep inside, that medications couldn’t bring her where she needed to go. But what she didn’t know was that she had options. From the age of 19, she was medicated with multiple classes of psychotropics, hospitalized repeatedly, including on locked wards, and diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Because of limited benefit from medication, she
Do you know what an abacus is? It’s essentially an old school bead-based calculator. You move a bead to one of two sides to keep the tally. The implication of this tool is that the total number of beads stays the same…they just get moved around within the frame. Could the abacus be some sort
We are so tired. So tired that we can’t think when we want to, move how we want to, or get up and go the way we feel we need to. Our brains, bodies, and our willpower are all burnt out. Jenny told me that, now that she is off of Wellbutrin, she doesn’t understand
Can Natural Methods Work for Hormonal Imbalance Treatment? There is a significant disconnect today in the world of women’s health. In many traditional healing systems, women’s wisdom was passed down between grandmothers and mothers, daughters and sisters. Female fertility, menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding. Postpartum and menopause were spoken about, learned and embraced. Women empowered one
If you’ve followed my writing, you know that I love undermining current dogma. There’s a lot on the internet about water – how much to drink, what kind, and even about its dangers. For the final word, I always turn to Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, a clinician who puts outcomes out in front of his intellectual claims.