Reclaiming Your Appointment With Your Psychiatrist — Fighting for a Future

Meeting with a psychiatrist during “medication appointments” is usually a very disempowering experience. The meetings usually last for 15 or 20 minutes. During the meeting we are expected to answer a few perfunctory questions and to leave with prescriptions for powerful drugs that can dramatically alter the quality of our lives. In these meetings the […] […]

How to Improve Health with Mind Body Connection

Did you know that our health and well-being are greatly impacted by our mind and body connection? Many civilizations were aware of this connection and treated the mind and body as a whole – the power of the mind and body together being substantially more powerful than the mind and body separately. However, roughly 300… via […]

How To Make A Suicide Safety Plan

A suicide safety plan can play a vital role in keeping you safe when you’re feeling distressed or suicidal. Tips for creating a suicide safety plan Work with a trusted family member or friend, or a professional to develop a suicide safety plan. It is helpful to involve important people around you, as they need […] […]

Some Distance Can Go a Long Way – Mental Health

Sometimes you need to distance yourself from people. You need to cut ties if they are no longer positive features in your life. Sometimes those people are tied to you through blood and they played a huge part in your life as you grew into an adult. Or they are friends who no longer provide…… via […]

Out of Solitude — Fighting for a Future

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us […] […]