This an open letter to anyone who is deciding on whether or not they should start taking psychiatric medications.
Research has shown that just ONE course of antibiotics raises the risk of depression. I had a recent experience that reminded me of just how true this is.
Art therapy is a powerful tool in anyone’s mental wellness toolbox. It can support any level of wellness: self-improvement, dealing with life challenges, and/or mental health.
A recent study found magnesium to be a safe, effective treatment for anxiety and depression. Get a free e-book entitled “Magnesium Deficient Anxiety: How to Live Anxiety-Free with Magnesium.”
I was recently interviewed for the “Let’s Talk Withdrawal” podcast, hosted by the delightful James Moore. On this episode, I discuss my experience in the mental health system, and why I chose an alternative approach to mental health. In addition, I talk about several natural things you can do to heal if you are attempting to withdrawal from pharmaceutical medications.
With the growing mountain of research evidence supporting the use of yoga for mental health benefits, it is worth considering as a treatment option for those looking for alternatives to pharmaceuticals or looking to take less pharmaceuticals.
An interview with mental health advocate Chaya Grossberg: “My advice for those wanting to taper off of psychiatric medications would be to go slowly, get support, take good care of your body, find others who have gone through a similar experience, and do as much research as you can.”