98% Of Babies Manic-Depressive

From the Onion: NEW YORK—A new study published in The Journal Of Pediatric Medicine found that a shocking 98 percent of all infants suffer from bipolar disorder. "The majority of our subjects, regardless of size, sex, or race, exhibited extreme mood swings, often crying one minute and then giggling playfully the next," the study's author... Continue Reading →

Laughter: truly the best medicine

I posted on Laughter Yoga a while back which included a video. I have often noticed that laughter truly takes me away and alters my consciousness. I should say I also purposely watch a lot of stupid comedies on TV and movies for exactly this reason. I try to laugh as often as possible, which... Continue Reading →

Vitamin D3—a healing nutrient for body and mind

Dr. Walt Goodpastor is a naturopathic doctor. Below is a piece he wrote for the network in response to questions another member had. I asked if I could reprint it here. I've slightly edited it to make it clear in this context. The question he is responsding to was, "Have you visited the Vitamin D... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

The quote of the day today comes from an email from one of the readers of this blog, Grainne Humphrys. What an honor to get to know such souls. I have learnt that if we can hold both our perpetrator and victim energies and really own them, it takes us into another realm.

Investigators win approval of fake medical product

This is just darn scary: Government investigators looking into lax screening of medical research said Thursday they easily won approval from a private review board of a fake product to be used in medical testing on human subjects. The Government Accountability Office also said it was able to register with the Health and Human Services... Continue Reading →

Bottled Drinking Water Contaminated With Potent Estrogen—and this can effect especially women with PMS like symptoms!!

I don't eat soy because it has lots of estrogen. I also don't eat conventional veggies in part because pesticides too contain xenoestrogens. I've also known for a long time that plastic bottles leach estrogens but I have NOT cut out plastic bottles of water. It's time I do. Lifestyle changes take time and this... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness meditation for PTSD–check out Doug Bremner’s awesome work

Doug Bremner is a psychiatrist at Emory University who has dedicated most of his career to the study of PTSD. He also has a great blog, Before You Take That Pill that is critical of the massive drugging of Americans. Not just in psychiatry but in all of medicine. Please go view the video about... Continue Reading →

More beginning meditation instruction

The audio on this video is by one of my meditation teachers. I used to meditate with Jack Kornfield frequently on Monday nights and did a couple of short retreats with him when I lived near his center and before that I had read his book. I posted from his book here if you care... Continue Reading →

A quote from The Politics of Experience–by RD Laing

I read this first a young unmedicated college student. How I wish I had really understood: Exploitation must not be seen as such. It must be seen as benevolence. Persecution preferably should not need to be invalidated as the figment of a paranoid imagination; it should be experienced as kindness. Marx described mystification and showed... Continue Reading →

Robert Whitaker on Madness Radio talking about how psychiatric drugs may be making many people worse

Robert Whitaker's latest interview on Madness Radio with Will Hall. The description on Madness Radio's website is this: Has society's embrace of psychiatric medications led to recovery -- or chronic disability? What would honest medical policy and treatment standards be if they were free of pharmaceutical company corruption? Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Whitaker, author of... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: