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No such thing as a “mental disorder”

There is no such thing as a “mental disorder”. There are coping and survival strategies we have learned that served us well in the drama/trauma and dysfunction and are no longer serving their purpose and are in fact becoming unhelpful. … Continue reading

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Part 3 of 3: A series on food, gut health and mental health by Guest Author, Sue Westwind

FORAGING THE PATH: MIND, GUT AND THOSE CONTROVERSIAL CARBS – PART III People always want to know what’s left if you yank wheat and milk from your diet. Well, it’s an adventure of discovery, carried by exciting new grains such … Continue reading

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Part 2 of 3: A series on food, gut health and mental health by Guest Author, Sue Westwind

FORAGING THE PATH: MIND, GUT AND THOSE CONTROVERSIAL CARBS – PART II In sorting out the cause of any number of chronic maladies psychiatry has crammed into their various and expanding DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) editions, it takes courage … Continue reading

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Part 1 of 3: A series on food, gut health and mental health by Guest Author, Sue Westwind

FORAGING THE PATH:  MIND, GUT, AND THOSE CONTROVERSIAL CARBS The subject of food and how we eat can provoke anxiety, guilt, secrecy, defiance and other reactions when we feel put on the defensive. It seems the barrage is non-stop: we … Continue reading

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Raw Pecan Tartlets | The Sweet Life

Along the way and in the past 5 years since taking control of my health – physical, mental and emotional – I discovered that what the FDA was telling me was good for me – really wasn’t. One very empowering … Continue reading

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