Breathing Your Way To Better Mental Health

Breathing Your Way To Better Mental Health

I was 24 years old when I realized I had never learned to breathe. It was 1994, and I was sitting in one of my first hatha yoga classes being guided through a breath awareness practice by my first yoga teacher Simone. She said, “Notice your breath….where do you...
3 Powerful Diet Steps to Heal Your Mental Health

3 Powerful Diet Steps to Heal Your Mental Health

If you have been following the field of integrative mental health for a while, you know that changing your diet is one of the most important steps in recovery. You might also be aware that there is a pretty solid consensus on what you should be eating (and avoiding)...
How the Right Supplements Turned Off Samantha’s Suicidal Thoughts

How the Right Supplements Turned Off Samantha’s Suicidal Thoughts

When mental health practitioners and doctors learn that I help people with depression and anxiety by using targeted supplements, they often ask: “When someone’s having really bad anxiety or depression, don’t they NEED medicine??” The truth is that sometimes they...
6 Natural Ways to Kick Seasonal Affective Disorder

6 Natural Ways to Kick Seasonal Affective Disorder

Are you one of the 20 million people who dreads the fall? While many people love the changing leaves and cooler days, for people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), fall feels like the curtain is coming down on them. If you have SAD, the shorter days means...
How Functional Medicine Ended Evan’s Lifelong Depression

How Functional Medicine Ended Evan’s Lifelong Depression

Many people who find the Alternative Mental Health Solution’s community are just like you: They have struggled with mental health symptoms for years and have had treatment but don’t feel like they’ve gotten all the help they need from conventional approaches. Most...