Tag Archives: mental illness

4 Things Your Psychiatrist May Not Have Told You

Here are four things your psychiatrist may not have mentioned to you about psychiatric medications, but that are very important for you to know. Continue reading

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New Alternative Mental Health Resource

I’m so pleased to announce the launch today of a free resource for people wanting to explore holistic options for mental health. Continue reading

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Depression and Addiction

Depression and addiction can go hand-in-hand. This is because people often try to self-medicate in an effort to alleviate symptoms of mood disorders. Unfortunately, the risk of suicide and self-harm is elevated among addicts. For example, 40% of all alcoholics attempt suicide at least once. Continue reading

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Anti-anxiety Nutrients

Depression often goes hand-in-hand with anxiety. Many people ask me about what they can do to help with stress, anxiety, or panic attacks. Here are a few nutrients I recommend. Continue reading

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ZERO Deaths from Supplements

The most recent information from U.S. National Poison Data System shows that there have been no deaths reported from any vitamin, mineral or amino acid. Ever. Continue reading

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Follow Your Intuition

It’s very important to give your own opinion and feelings the same amount of respect that you would give a trusted practitioner. Listen to what others say but ultimately, go with what your own inner voice is telling you. Continue reading

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The Secret is Out

Here’s what I wish everyone who is suffering from mental illness knew right now: You can heal your depression and anxiety simply by taking a few nutrients that are right for your biochemistry. Continue reading

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The 5 Biotypes of Depression

Dr. Walsh discovered that there are essentially only 5 major chemical classifications (or biotypes) of the depressive population. Continue reading

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Helpful B12 Chart

If you’ve got your 23andme results handy, take a look and see if you’ve been taking the correct form of B12 for you. Continue reading

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Copper Overload: A Common Cause of Depression in Women

I first discovered I had very high amounts of copper after I took a urine essential elements test. The results showed that my copper was in the 97th percentile range- way off the charts! My naturopathic doctor didn’t seem concerned … Continue reading

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Hitting A Brick Wall Can Be a Blessing

Along my journey to alleviate my depression without pharmaceuticals, I have run into many roadblocks. In retrospect, each challenge was important to identify what worked and didn’t work for me. Continue reading

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Simple Things You Can Do To Boost Your Mood

If you’re feeling down right now, here’s a list of simple things you can try that may help boost your mood. #depression Continue reading

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A Move in the Right Direction!

Dietary recommendations for the prevention of depression Continue reading

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Movie Review: My Depression

A review of the film ‘My Depression’ on HBO Continue reading

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My Life’s Purpose

Dear Readers: I’m so glad you found me! I am thrilled to have found my life’s calling of coaching people who have mental health challenges. I have struggled with depression and anxiety since my late teens. Like most people, I … Continue reading

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