Quote of the day

Say "Yes!" Simply meet each experience of life inside and out, body, feelings and mind, with all the love and acceptance you can muster. - Cheri Huber

Another doc bites the dust

I've been going to an Integrative Doctor's office off and on in my town since 2005. They've been pretty clueless about how to help me but I keep going back because it's the only place I can get certain sorts of unusual blood work done that standard traditional docs won't do. This time I went... Continue Reading →

Family arguing leaves a long-lasting imprint on children

This is one of the roots of "mental illness" and we're all doing it aren't we? When we argue "mental illness" is hereditary don't you think sick family dynamics might just possibly be one of the major problems?? And if we're sensitive, don't you think that even "normal" dysfunction can profoundly hurt and traumatize?? I... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

There is no easy formula for determining right and wrong livelihood, but it is essential to keep the question alive... We have to stop pretending that we can make a living at something that is trivial or destructive and still have a sense of legitimate selfworth.  A society in which vocation and job are separated... Continue Reading →

Speaking with the “enemy” and speaking of recovery

By Leah Harris Keep your friends close and your enemies closer, goes the saying. My spiritual practice and basic reading of Buddhist philosophy has taught me that it is not other people who are the enemy but oppressive states of mind: fear, ignorance, greed – the things that drive us to hurt and oppress others.... Continue Reading →

NAMI parent’s false hope: blindly disabling children for life — by Ty Colbert PhD

This is an old article that was reprinted...we know now that 75% of NAMI funding comes from pharma. By Ty Colbert Ph.D with his permission to reprint. This is copyrighted material. A critical but profoundly compassionate look at NAMI families. NAMI PARENTS’ FALSE HOPE Blindly Disabling Children for Life* NAMI, or the National Alliance for... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

When we speak of nature it is wrong to forget that we are ourselves a part of nature. We ought to view ourselves with the same curiosity and openness with which we study a tree, the sky or a thought, because we too are linked to the entire universe. -- Matisse

Treating schizophrenia without drugs? There’s good evidence for it.

Excerpts from a paper at psychminded.org: Award-winning researcher and psychiatrist Tim Calton examines studies demonstrating how psychosis can be managed without medication. Such non-drug approaches shoud no longer be ignored, he argues. Over two hundred years ago medical psychiatry planted its standard within the realm of the human experience of 'madness', quickly becoming the dominant... Continue Reading →

Vogue Magazine takes on the toxicity of Paxil in pregnancy!!

Amazing but true!! This is a major victory. Vogue is as mainstream and (frankly disgusting) a magazine as you can get, but it's so outrageously popular that this is really amazing and wonderful and may save hundreds of babies lives. It talks about the risks of taking medications in general while pregnant. With all the... Continue Reading →

Quote of the day

They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price. --Khalil Gibran

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