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Generativity and Recovery! Part Two: Generativity in My Own Recovery

My three-month psychiatric incarceration seemed to be aimed at discrediting me after I had leaked newspaper stories. On my way to Canada to seek asylum, I was stopped by police. I evaded them for three days through rural towns and surrendered one midnight, from a ditch on a mountain pass. It was hard for me…

Schools: Indispensible Allies to Mental Health

For most children (ideally, all children), schooling serves as their primary occupation. We can not begin to discount the impact our schools play. Needless to say, educators and school personnel are indispensable husbands to our children's holistic well-being. Jeannie Goulbourn, who lost her daughter to suicide, founded the Natasha Goulbourn foundation (NGF). NGF has welcomed…

Computer-Based Therapy Can Help Treat Patients of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is not as common as other mental disorders like anxiety or depression, but the symptoms can be quite disabling. The person afflicted with the condition may lose touch with reality and can think, act and behave differently. A recent research suggested that a computer-based approach can be effective in helping people battling schizophrenia. The…

12 REAL Wellness Steps to Good Health

Introduction I recently wrote a critique of Dr. Ken Cooper's "12 Steps to Good Health." One reader suggested that I offer my own 12 Steps to Good Health. So I did. Enjoy. 1. The WELLNESS REPORT Subscribe to the AWR and read a total of 12 editions. This should not be difficult. Subscriptions are free…