Full Recovery From Schizophrenia Without Drugs

A good video to share with those who still believe they or their family members will be “sick for life”…

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Former Pharma Sales Rep Abandons Chemicals for Natural Cure for Cancer

Former Pharma Sales Rep Abandons Chemicals for Natural Cure for Cancer

Today a quick share that a reader sent to me. I had to share it because I personally have come to realize that my health care was making me sick. For twenty-five years I thought I was just destined to live in a state of UNwellness. I was, of course,…

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When Another Person Makes You Suffer (Thict Nhat Hanh)

When Another Person Makes You Suffer (Thict Nhat Hanh)

When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. – Thich Nhat Hanh Wow. Well. This is a pretty big subject for survivors of drama, trauma and dysfunction. But this essay by Nancy Nicolazzo is also a very good example…

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Stigma and Mental Health: What is it Really?

Stigma and Mental Health: What is it Really?

This article by Dr Gary Sidely examines several main points that I have always found to be true: That psychiatry is at the root of “stigma”, that those with such labels are deemed dangerous and different by the general public, and creating a “difference” by making up labels perpetuates the…

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Mastering Our Moods

Mastering Our Moods

Learning how to shift our “mood” is vital to feeling hopeful and empowered. When we believe we are at the mercy of our moods we often will also feel victimized, overwhelmed, hopeless, helpless and powerless over our lives. In the mental illness system we are conditioned and TAUGHT to believe…

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How is it that Suffering is Optional?

How is it that Suffering is Optional?

I share this today with the caveat that it is ALWAYS important to place responsibility for what others have done that harmed us WITH THEM; so yes…we in a sense “blame” them but at the same time “blaming”, to me, has always left me feeling more powerless because then I’m…

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A whole branch of science turns out to be fake « Jon Rappoports Blog

A whole branch of science turns out to be fake « Jon Rappoports Blog

I remember when psychiatry started the grooming process with America back in the 1960’s as the age of the surgical lobotomy came to an end and the chemical lobotomy replaced it, although it would be decades before the use of polypharmacy and the term “serious mental illness” were acknowledged or…

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Back to Basics: Creating Safety First (Self Care in Recovery )

From the archives at my Facebook account a post on learning how to meet our basic needs in the recovery (self discovery) journey. This post garnered some good discussion when I first posted on Facebook in 2010 so I thought I’d put it up here as well. Regardless of the…

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Living Life as a Chameleon; Enmeshment, Enabling and Empowerment (Poor Boundaries)

Compartmentalizing my life was something I was totally unfamiliar with. Coming from dysfunction I learned that I had not developed healthy sense of self because my initial instinct to protect myself from hurtful experiences was punished, guilted and shamed. I had developed no clear lines, or boundaries, that defined and…

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