Antidepressant Discontinuation: Why & How

Antidepressant Discontinuation: Why & How

For 60 years we’ve been told depression was a brain disease. What we’ve not been told is what matters.

Being Positive vs Being Pollyanna – Guest Post by Dani of Positively Present

Being only positive in itself is just as harmful as only being in a place of darkness. This essay by Dani from Positively Present shows us how we’ve misconstrued the idea of being a “Pollyanna”.

Making Your Brain Friendly to Creating Change

Making Your Brain Friendly to Creating Change

New Years resolutions? How about another slice of “I feel like a failure” pie?

Pain, Passion, Purpose: Dr. Wayne Dyer: Your Purpose Will Find You 

Pain, Passion, Purpose: Dr. Wayne Dyer: Your Purpose Will Find You 

Using your pain to direct you toward your purpose by way of your passion….

Is depression a kind of allergic reaction? | Life and style | The Guardian

Is depression a kind of allergic reaction? | Life and style | The Guardian

We’ve known all along that what is called depression is not a chemical imbalance – so what else could it be?

Patronizing People (And Some Ways to Deal With Those Who Talk Down To Us)

Patronizing People (And Some Ways to Deal With Those Who Talk Down To Us)

Relationships. Can be messy, challenging and difficult for those of us from backgrounds of drama, trauma and dysfunction. Especially when we’ve not been able to get the help we need to learn to identify and resolve our family patterns AND our own patterns that contribute to the-dance-that-never-ends. One of the issues we can find ourselves dealing with is situations in which those who consciously, or unconsciously, have themselves on a pedestal or see themselves as having all the answers.

The Balance

The Balance

It is vital in the journey of life to learn how to “accept what is” because this is where our suffering stops when we stop expecting things to be other than they are. Yet with this comes the balance of life… Being able to hold “what is” while hoping for…

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The Real Cause of Depression May Have Nothing at All to Do With Your Mind : Waking Times

The Real Cause of Depression May Have Nothing at All to Do With Your Mind : Waking Times

What we have come to call “depression” and known as a “chemical imbalance” is really much simpler. It is also not a “disease” let alone a “disease of the brain” but rather, what is being discovered, is the body telling us by the way we feel and function (or don’t…

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Pain and Passion

Pain and Passion

The thing about emotional and psychological/mental pain? Is that we naturally look around us at what is causing us pain but we are not taught how to look inside for our solutions. Pain tells us that something needs to change in our lives. For those who come from healthy backgrounds…

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The Dark Stuff Doesn’t Define Us

The Dark Stuff Doesn’t Define Us

Holding a positive mindset does not mean the dark stuff doesn’t matter it means the dark stuff doesn’t define us. ~Susan Kingsley-Smith

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