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Cannabinoids & Chronic Pain: Pushing Away from Opioids?

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The dilemma of chronic pain. Shoot, as though the agony isn’t enough, there’s the remedy. And my heart goes out to those who’ve had to turn to opioids, especially for the long-haul. But maybe there’s another option, one that produces true and lasting relief. Tap-in and let’s talk about cannabinoids…

Psychomotor Agitation: What & Why You Need to Know

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How our emotions express themselves physically never fails to fascinate me. And there’s so much we can learn about ourselves by understanding and observing the mind/body connection. Psychomotor agitation is an important example, so tap-in and we’ll discuss what we need to know and why we need to know it…

Anxiety: It Can Be Different in Men

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As if trying to nail a mood or anxiety disorder diagnosis isn’t hard enough, there’s the male/female of it all. For instance, anxiety can look different in men. And not only is that crucial for guys to know, it’s important for those in relationship with them. Tap-in and let’s see what we can see…

Stigma! Yep, Even in the Doctor’s Office: A Personal Guest Post

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Anyone enduring an emotional or mental health disorder can share multiple examples of stigma cutting them to the bone. And it’s not just expressions of stigma, as the fear of bumping into it can be just as devastating. Tap-in for Molly’s personal guest post…

How many times have you asked, “Is it the meds…or me?”

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Feeling well, even just better, is the goal for any mood or anxiety disorder sufferer I’ve ever known. Meds, therapy, lifestyle changes, hard work – whatever it takes. But when we’re doing so many of the right things and happen to be using meds, what often gets the credit when we begin to feel better?