Yoga website is a free directory containing thousands of Yoga poses and Routines, categorized by difficulty and style of Yoga. There are tons of videos from youtube all collected on this sight. I highly recommend bookmarking this site and studying it. Sometimes just a couple of yoga poses is all you need to change your energy.... Continue Reading →

Drug-free treatment for those labeled schizophrenic

Excerpts from a paper at 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 →

Around the web

Some interesting links for the week. The last two are videos I highly recommend. MIND Reviews: Doctoring the Mind : Scientific American -- Despite advances in our understanding of mental illness, treatments leave patients no better off today than they did almost half a century ago—according to British clinical psychologist Richard P. Bentall. In his... Continue Reading →


One of the most beautiful songs of all time in my opinion and the first time I've heard it sung by a woman. Absolutely stunning. Have a good holiday however you believe and celebrate, or not.

Quotes of the week

The arduous journey of self knowledge - you have to go into your world of private agenda."~Caroline Myss Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: you have no one to blame. -Erica Jong An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. -... Continue Reading →

Loren Mosher speaks about Soteria house

The late Loren R. Mosher, M.D was the Chief of the Center for Studies of Schizophrenia, and the National Institutes of Mental Health when he founded Soteria. I've talked about Soteria numerous times on this blog and linked to it's website and the book about it many times. Now you can hear it's founder, Loren... Continue Reading →

Fear of inexplicable

By Rainer Maria Rilke But fear of the inexplicable has not alone impoverished the existence of the individual; the relationship between one human being and another has also been cramped by it, as though it had been lifted out of the riverbed of endless possibilities and set down in a fallow spot on the bank,... Continue Reading →

Meditation, trauma and neuroplasticity

An article on meditation and the healing nature of it a while ago in Psychology Today: Buddhism uses intelligence to control the emotions. Through meditative practices, awareness can be trained and focused on the contents of the mind to observe ongoing experience. Such techniques are of growing interest to Western psychologists, who increasingly see depression... Continue Reading →

Comic Interlude

Pure, unadulterated silliness, enjoy! Watch it even if you're not an Ellen fan. This is really not about Ellen at all.

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