Soul pain

I always find Carolyn Myss fascinating. I don't believe most any religious belief in a literal sense, but I seem to be able to learn from all sorts of religoius belief systems. With that in mind see if this can make sense even if you don't embrace all the language she uses. I think she... Continue Reading →

Midweek just the links…

Futurehealth - Article: Integrative Mental Health and Health Care Reform Meditation goes mainstream -- WildMind The misguided war on fat may be making us sicker. - By Melinda Wenner Moyer - Slate Magazine The Healthy Skeptic · What Everybody Ought To Know (But Doesn’t) About Heartburn & GERD Flaxseed Lowers High Cholesterol in Men, Study... Continue Reading →

Links — media madness for Tuesday

I'm sorry if you noticed posts coming up and down. I routinely these days accidently publish when I mean to save and schedule for future publishing. My cognitive functioning is poor. Please forgive the stuff coming up and down. I'll try to refocus myself, but it seems to be happening much more frequently lately. This... Continue Reading →

Recovery sometimes goes so slowly you don’t know if it’s happening

I can't write much about my experience anymore, my brain doesn't work and it's also too painful,  but I've found others writing about it a helpful way to relay what I'm going through and I can add a bit when I do such a post. That is what I'm doing today. My husband often calls... Continue Reading →

Military use of antipsychotics headache for pharma, trauma might be the only problem – not “mental illness” and Pfizer to pay $142.1 M: Monday news and blogs

More news: Military Use of Antipsychotics Threatens New Headaches for AstraZeneca, J | BNET Pharma Blog | BNET -- AstraZeneca (AZ) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) can expect a fresh round of PR headaches from a brewing Senate inquiry into military personnel taking antipsychotic and antidepressant drugs for post-traumatic stress disorder associated with combat in... Continue Reading →

Our relationships make us

Our relationships make us. And we are relational beings. The Lakota are native Americans from what is now North and South Dakota. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, MPhil, author of the seminal book "Coyote Medicine" gave this view of how the Lakota view mental health and illness at the Integrative Mental Health Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on... Continue Reading →

An email to close friends

I wrote this email to a few of my dearest long-time friends after finding out I had insulted someone else I also care for. I insulted her so much that she cut ties with me. Apparently this happened a long time ago, but I didn't even know until recently as I am unable to stay... Continue Reading →

Rebecca Riley catch up…

Rebecca Riley's father has been convicted of first degree murder. Here is a collection of three perspectives. COMMENTARY: Wholesale sedation of young children medically, morally indefensible - Hull, MA - Wicked Local Hull -- The twin murder trials of the parents of Rebecca Riley, who died at age 4 of an overdose of the psychiatric drug,... Continue Reading →

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