Musings from the process of the last few days with some links to more related information. There is a small split left as the nervous system responds to promptings to be healed. There is the ego following those directions and there is life force. The ego is cooperating completely in every moment without any moments […]
UPDATED “Radical, Transformative Healing of Body/Mind/Spirit” with Monica Cassani on WPVM-FM LISTEN HERE (scroll down) This is happening tonight 7pm EST live…if you’re in Asheville you can listen on the radio…otherwise you can listen via the website…if you don’t catch it tonight it will replay once and also be available on the website archives at some […]
I am sharing some musings and responses to emails again. I collect bits and pieces I’m writing elsewhere and sharing here from time to time since people seem to enjoy that and have asked that I continue doing it. As before I’ve included links to old posts for more on similar topics below each little blurb. Here – from the last week:
The one, perhaps most foundational, thing I did was practice feeling what I was feeling. Since that was overwhelming and insane amounts of pain that meant 30 seconds at a time at first and slowly slowly practicing BEING WITH WHAT IS…what is was a ton of pain and agony…what is was a ton of fear keeping me from feeling the agony. The practice was to ALLOW. We need only to allow. This is it. This is reality. Allow it.
We are not alone in this! and we support one another by committing to our own process (whatever it looks like) even if we say nothing publicly. Becoming ourselves and being true to ourselves is the work. What does that look like for you?
By Laysha Ostrow This week Live & Learn launched a research study on the experience of people labeled with mental disorders who have tried to stop taking psychiatric medications. This project — the Psychiatric Medication Discontinuation/Reduction (PMDR) Study — aims to understand the process of coming off psychiatric medications in order to better support those who […]
Psychiatric medications such as antipsychotics and antidepressants account for a huge number of published research studies. This existing research, however, is almost exclusively constrained within a medical model approach, purporting to evaluate medications as treatment for biological brain disorders, and designing studies accordingly. The disease, and how medications presumably affect it, is at the […]