Healing Depression: What Causes The Disorder And How To Overcome It

By |2018-04-03T19:21:20+00:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Healing the Mind|

In the movie, “As Good As It Gets,” Jack Nicholson’s character – who suffers from manic-depression, or bipolar disorder – steps out of his psychiatrist’s office and says to a group of waiting patients, “What if this is as good as it gets?” 

The patients recoil in horror, realizing that he has just spoken their worst fears.  […]

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Writing About Your Emotions To Improve Your Health

By |2018-04-03T19:21:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Healing the Mind|

What happens to your immune system and overall health when you write about painful emotions and traumatic events?  That was the question researchers from the University of Auckland, in Auckland, New Zealand, wanted to have answered when they gathered thirty-seven men with HIV infection and asked them to write about their painful past. 

The scientists were particularly […]

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A Look At The Roots Of Bipolar Disorder

By |2018-04-03T19:21:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Healing the Mind|

A member of the Healer’s Community, Sabine Martens, recently asked about bipolar disorder.   Sabine is helping someone with the condition and asked for recommendations that might help her client.  She also asked abut the drug, lithium, which is being used to treat her client.

Here are some of my thoughts.

Bipolar disorder, also referred to as manic depression, […]

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Navigating Change By Learning How To Flow

By |2018-04-03T19:21:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Healing the Mind|

As someone who has experienced a good deal of crisis in life, I have often drawn solace from the wisdom of the sages of old who liked to say, “Many crises means much growth in life.”  The ancient Greeks had their own version on the same theme, stating that “He whom the gods would make great […]

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Driving Our Children To Distraction: How To Treat Attention Deficit And Hyperactive Disorder

By |2018-04-03T19:21:20+00:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Children, Healing the Mind|

In some remote recess of our brains, we all possess a secret knowledge of our own physical and emotional reactions to specific foods, drinks, and food-based chemicals.  We know exactly how we react to, say, red meat or red dye, to milk or mayonnaise, to sugar or salt.  We know the huge difference in our physical […]

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