Dancing is yet another way to heal the mind/body. This is a beautiful video which shows people delighting in dancing whether they are professionals or just having fun. I have found dancing in my living room all by myself to be exactly what I've needed before. Dancing, like yoga and other forms of exercise too, helps one get closer to their body. Knowing your body is important for your entire well-being.
Paula Caplan has an opinion piece in the Washington Post today on the DSM. It's worth a read. The argument is that a diagnosis from the DSM can derail people's lives. I unfortunately also know this to be true for myself and far too many people I know. Below is an excerpt: Psychiatry’s bible, the... Continue Reading →