Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Kahlil Gibran The American Way Productivity. Certainty. Predictability. Consistency. These words feel like a cozy blanket to our minds. And, at least since the Industrial Revolution, it has been a shared agreement that these values amplify and support
I used to be an atheist, in fact, I used to be a self-described “belligerent atheist.” I thought that religious dogma was the outgrowth of fear and unresolved parental issues. Certainly, much modern religion has lost touch with its more mystical roots, but there is no question that what ails the average American, as Graham
Dr. Kelly Brogan Celebrates the Life of Her Mentor, Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez’s passing is an unthinkable loss for so many who were inspired, transformed, and saved by his work. He was a clinical genius, an activist, and a visionary that changed the course of medicine for all those willing to let go
Most women who have ever developed a post-antibiotic yeast infection are familiar with the now colloquial idea that antibiotics kill important regulatory bacteria. They think – I’ll just eat a little extra yogurt or maybe take a probiotic (to restore the changes to 87% of plasma metabolites!). It turns out that might not cut it.
I felt this sensation in the pit of my stomach – it was a combination of sympathy and anger – listening to Annie tell me, through tears, about her postpartum journey into the world of psychiatry. Three separate psychiatrists dismissed me when I expressed concerns about taking an addictive medication like Klonopin. It’s been two