How Do I Help Those I See Struggling?

How Do I Help Those I See Struggling?

I often get messages from readers who have questions. Sometimes it’s from someone struggling with a specific issue, other times it’s more general. Over the past months I’ve had a conversation with a reader who articulated so well the struggles we all face when it comes to wanting others to…

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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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Healing Others…

Very often when we start to find our way out of the darkness we want to bring the others in our life with us. We read something inspiring and think “so and so needs to see this”. We hear someone speaking on an issue that has touched our lives and…

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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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Just Be “You”

Just Be “You”

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There Was A Reason

From the Empowering Solutions Facebook page archives…. There was a reason I struggled and suffered and it wasn’t because something was “wrong” with me but that I’d been conditioned from early on to tolerate the intolerable; to not resist, to surrender my power, to be compliant and obedient. My empowering…

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Karma’s Not A Bitch But A Teacher (Self – Sabotage)

Karma’s Not A Bitch But A Teacher (Self – Sabotage)

One of the things that we can often struggle with as survivors of bad things is the idea that somehow we deserve all the bad things; we haven’t yet “earned” our salvation. This can bleed silently into our days as we struggle with deeply ingrained feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness and…

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They Knew All Along – Psychiatry’s Joke

They Knew All Along – Psychiatry’s Joke

A share from the archives at Madinamerica today. Please follow the links below to read this piece that once again confirms that the idea of the “chemical imbalance” is nothing more than a fairy tale. And while we of course can’t assume intent it would seem this is an effective…

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So Just How Do Psychiatric Drugs Work? What’s the History of Psychiatry? (Video)

So Just How Do Psychiatric Drugs Work? What’s the History of Psychiatry? (Video)

A set of videos by Scientific Journalist Robert Whitaker, Peter Gøtzsche MD from a conference held in Copenhagen in 2014. Very revealing and exposing of the story behind the origin of psychiatric drugs, diagnosis and damage.   Books by Peter Gøtzsche MD here Books by scientific journalist Robert Whitaker here Thank…

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Mental Illness or Mental Health?

Mental Illness or Mental Health?

In order for us to heal our lives and live in “mental health” we MUST stop seeking help from those who only know the model of “mental illness” and “managing symptoms”. One of my favorite theorists, Abraham Maslow said, “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have…

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