When it comes to wellbeing (mental and physical) and prevention of illness too many people will do anything they can to avoid the truth.
EVERYTHING matters. The body you were born with. The body you have today. Your relationships with others and the planet, the food you eat, and the air you breath…. how often you move your body and the thoughts you nurture in your mind and soul.
That is what understanding ourselves as holistic beings entails. Understanding our relationship and interconnectedness to EVERYTHING in our environment, what we’re born with and how it’s all intertwined and that we cannot be separated from it.
We are kaleidoscopic beings — endlessly variant. Social, political, psychological, ecological, cultural, biological aspects of life all have impact. The micro-biome, too matters. All those millions of little bugs all over us and in us too.
We cannot begin to understand our nature if we don’t engage our kaleidoscopic reality in a very active way . Everything Matters — it’s the meme I use as a title for my work because it encapsulates our essence…
This idea got extended into my mini memoir on Mad in America
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More info — none of which is mutually exclusive…just different possible windows on the same issues. And it’s certainly not an exhaustive list either:
Trauma and PTSD info: yet another important window when dealing with anyone in mental distress
For a multitude of ideas about how to create a life filled with safe alternatives to psychiatric drugs visit the drop-down menus at the top of this page.