The Stomach & The Brain

After my latest major psychological/spiritual episode late last year, I opt to do things differently. I decide to concurrently take the terrifying plunge and change my meds by consulting with an unconventional and highly respected psychiatrist. I follow this with five days working one-on-one with my master yoga teacher, an aruvedic healer. At first glance, […]

The Icarus Project: Navigating the Space between Brilliance and Madness

  The Icarus Project. A visionary, comprehensive resource for outreach, organizing, and research on all aspects of mental illness. Focusing on establishing a network of grassroots, community based groups across the country (with global chapters forming), Icarus seeks to create an evolved vision of the experience of mental illness and to empower its members with […]

Scanning: FMR’s Sleep Deprived v. Post Partum Depression

Postpartum Depression Articles showing images of brains’ of women with Postpartum Depression: CMS Spectrums, the International Journal of Psychiatric Medicine, has a detailed research paper online, showing several brainscans. Brain Acitivty Visibly Altered During Sleep Deprivation FMRI images of sleep deprived brain of Pospartum patients It is possible that when the prefrontal and temporal regions […]