Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: depression recovery

Setting the Intention to Heal: The Starting Point of Mental Health...

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In my work facilitating depression support groups, I have discovered three essential factors to healing from depression, which I call ”the three pillars of mental health recovery.”  In my earlier blogs for Mad in America I wrote about two of these pillars --connecting with community and using a holistic approach to treat symptoms. Now I would like to present the first and MOST IMPORTANT pillar — Setting the Intention to Heal.

We Are Meant to Heal in a Community

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In my last blog, I talked about how I was attempting to cope with a “mini-relapse” without using psychiatric drugs. One Sunday morning in the midst of this episode I awoke in a particularly dismal state. I didn’t have a structure planned for the day. And without something to look forward to, both my anxiety and depression increased.

The First Ever USA Olympic Gold Medal in Judo – and...

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This morning Kayla Harrison won the first ever Olympic gold medal in the history of USA Judo. Kayla has overcome many, many obstacles on...

The Biochemical Basis for “Mental Illness” – Finally Solved!

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I wanted to explain to you the biochemical and genetic and epigentic basis for all "mental illness." I want you to know that I...