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Gun Deaths, Mental Health, & Laws

The Harsh Reality of Gun Deaths I remember the day I first experienced tragedy as if it were yesterday. What ...
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Childrens’ Essential Need

A child at risk can easily go unrecognized! Sam was lagging in his school work and was falling asleep on ...
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Crises, Career, and Mental Health

My journey from crises to a career in medicine and mental health began early in life. Growing up in the ...
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COVID-19 and Mental Health Crises Book

If a mental health crisis or the pandemic has affected your life, then this book is written for you. COVID-19/Mental ...
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Awakening to the wonderment of nature

Epilogue to COVID-19

The U.S. and all the other countries of the world lost the cherished and innocent beliefs of individuality, separateness, and ...
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Women fearful of taking a pill

Antidepressant Safety Concerns

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a marked increase in depression with mental health resources being overwhelmed when needed ...
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Pandemic LifeSavers

To ensure a safe journey through the present hazardous times of the COVID-19 pandemic, make wise choices. Be vigilant to ...
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Pandemic Fear and Anxiety

Recognition and management of fear and anxiety are essential to maintain healthy emotions and mood. Cascading anxiety can contribute to ...
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Reducing COVID-19 Risk

Information evolves, and in something like a pandemic, the story changes daily. The threat of severe health impairment, death, or ...
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COVID-19’s Revelation

COVID-19 emerged as a new frightening and dangerous respiratory virus with many deaths due to a lack of immunity and ...
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Covid-19 Depression & Grief

With a catastrophic pandemic as COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) with exposure to overwhelming circumstances and a high number of deaths, survivors have ...
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COVID-19’s Vulnerable Hosts & Path Forward

Does COVID-19 have favorite human hosts that are its preferred place to infect, live, and thrive? If so, what will ...
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Elephant in COVID-19’s Room

The spin away from the“inconvenient truths” in the current COVID-19 crisis, represents business and politics at their worse. In business ...
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COVID-19 Wake Up Call

The current COVID-19 pandemic is a wake-up call to understand all the contributing factors, and steps needed to protect ourselves ...
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COVID-19 & Polio Past

What will be the outcome as COVID-19 continues? Can we look at past viral epidemics in the country to clarify ...
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Coronavirus Anxiety

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid spread and potential for severe respiratory illness and death, for the most vulnerable, has dramatically increased ...
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World wide spread of Coronavirus

Coronavirus Natural Approaches

Coronavirus disease currently has no proven drugs, vaccines, or natural agents to prevent, cure, or lessen the disease impact. People ...
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Steps to Health

Coronavirus Holistic Health Steps

Coronavirus, infections, and its rapid spread globally and now in the U.S., is causing fear and some near-panic. I proposed ...
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Human suffering and Holocaust

Remembering the Holocaust

Memory is short for some people for past tragedies. Facts can become an inconvenient truth. Claims of not knowing and ...
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Hate Crimes & Weapons

Hate Crimes Rising

"In this postmodern age we find ourselves enmeshed in civil wars, tribal prejudices that we thought we had outgrown long ...
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Autism Spectrum Trait Recognition

Autism spectrum traits or characteristics (AST) are common in our population and may contribute to unique advantages or disadvantages. There ...
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The Heart Addiction Connection

“This heart will one day find you a sweetheart. This soul will one day take you to the beloved. Seize ...
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Unique Talent Attributes versus Autistic Traits

“Unique Talent Attributes (UTA)” are distinguishing, often underappreciated abilities and talents, found in a valuable minority of our population. Individuals ...
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Mourning Pet Loss

A Dream about the death of my dog Pepper: In my dream, I was working at my desk, and I ...
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Getting Better Organized and Tasks Done

Not getting tasks done or being able to stay on schedule is an obstacle to health, well-being, and career. There ...
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Horrific Synagogue Shooting Precursors

Are the issues with guns, mental health, or current politics? The standoff between powerful and influential groups with conflicting positions ...
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Hurricanes – Trauma – Recovery

Hurricanes, as the recent Florence, demonstrate the extremes of nature with massive destruction and disruptions of lives. The full impact ...
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Expert Mentoring – A Key to Restoring Mental & Emotional Health

Escalating mental health, emotional or related health issues may signal the need for mentoring or guidance. When help is needed, ...
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Holistic Approach to High Blood Pressure 2018

High blood pressure (BP) can be alarming when found during a medical visit or at any other time. High blood ...
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People with attention, focus, or ADHD difficulties can be at a disadvantage in work, academic, and social situations. ADHD (Attention-Deficit ...
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Meditation – Mental Health Essential

Meditation, Mindfulness, or Introspective Practices have well proven their value in holistic mental health work for mood, anxiety, addiction, and ...
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Hurricanes, Depression, and Recovery

"Hurricanes, Depression, and Recovery" article is a story of one person’s tragedy from severe depression and hurricane losses. Experiencing a ...
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Thyroid, Mood, and Health

The Thyroid Gland (Butterfly Shaped), Autoimmunity, Mood, and Health The association of mood, thyroid dysfunction, and autoimmunity is a possible ...
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Addictions Uncovered

Current statistics show the immensity and seriousness of unrecognized substance abuse disorders and addictions. An integrative psychiatry perspective looks beyond labels, ...
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Steps to Health

Ten Holistic Steps for Mental Health

Ten Holistic Steps for Mental Health by Ron Parks, MD & edited by Shan Parks Take the steps for your ...
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“Aspie” Traits

Instead of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or a person with Asperger’s syndrome, some have a preference to be seen as ...
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The Saltwater Flotation Experience

Are you unhappy with the results of your current too narrow focused physical or mental health care program? The failure ...
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Spiritual Emergence, Recovery

Neuroplasticity – Recovery & Transformation

Recovery and Transformation are often felt to be impossible for individuals with addictions or mental health problem as depression, anxiety, ...
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Awareness – The Core of Healing

“Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?” From Rumi the 13th Century Sufi mystic poet ...
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PTSD Treatment with RESET Therapy

RESET Therapy (Reconsolidation Enhancement by Stimulation of Emotional Triggers) [featured-image size="featured" single_newwindow="false"] An amazing solution to PTSD difficulty is RESET ...
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PTSD, terror, trauma

PTSD, Terror and Trauma – Holistic Approach

PTSD, terror, trauma  - how common and what to do after recognition? A greater number of people, appear to be ...
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Bipolar Holistic Treatment – Part 2

A Holistic integrative approach to the study and treatment of Bipolar Illness — BPI (also referred to as Bipolar or ...
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Holistic Approach to Bipolar Illness – Part 1

BPI (Bipolar illness), often referred to as bipolar disorder or manic depression, affects more than 2.2 million people in the ...
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Mass School Shooting – Insanity or Guns?

A senseless killing of innocent and vulnerable students has occurred again. Although the U.S. has about 5% of the world's ...
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The Downside of Untreated Depression

Recovery from most medical illness is difficult unless depression is recognized and treated. Depression often co-exists with other illnesses. Major ...
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Best Treatment For Panic and Anxiety

Prevent and reduce the frequency and severity of anxiety and panic. A high percentage of panic attack suffers receiving appropriate ...
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Help for Anxiety and Panic

Has anxiety and panic attacks compromised your life? Peace of mind and personal happiness may elude sufferers who deal with ...
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Helping Focus, Attention & ADHD

[featured-image size="featured" single_newwindow="false"] Improper recognition or misdiagnosing of Attention/Focus Problems (AFP) and ADHD (Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder also referred to as ...
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Best Approach to Adult ADHD (ADD)

[featured-image size="featured" single_newwindow="false"] Integrative psychiatry, medicine and holistic therapies can inform and help ADHD ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) also referred to ...
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The Secret in Health and Well-Being

One of the most hidden secrets on the planet is “how to find optimal health, well-being, and longevity”. Everyone searches ...
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