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Lauren has been blogging her journey to heal bipolar since 2014. In a holistic approach to restore mental health, her writing covers a range of topics. She found better ways to support her body with nutrition and movement, and nurtured her heart & soul through community, spirituality and emotional balance. Choose a category from the healing paths, enter a search term on top menu magnifier, or browse the latest posts below.

Mold Detox: How I’m Healing Without Having to Leave

   Pins & Needles The pain was erratic. Hands, torso, feet, the tiny needles stabbed my nerves at random for a couple seconds, then disappeared. Then there was the bloody discharge in my ears, nose and chest. It would appear for a few days or weeks, then vanish....

How to Help Seasonal Depression: 9 Tips and Tools

The earth lies dormant in Winter, and I want to hibernate too. With my bipolar disorder, feeling depressed after New Year’s can drag all the way through March. I’ve learned to expect the post-holiday struggle, and push roots deeper to thrive in the chill. If you have...

Coming Home: Psychotic Break to I Can Trust

Merry and me, home again. It's like dying. Drowning. A total eclipse of the sun. This time, without my baby, without my Marion, it's the shock of a grief you don't expect and can't possibly be prepared to receive. You stagger under the blow. Nothing sensible remains....

Moving Mountains: Merry’s First Year

Months. Months of waiting, praying, and pushing through the motions of caring for my child. Months, and mountains moved. The growth, birth and first several months of my daughter's life threw my mental state into chaos. I was so out of balance during the pregnancy...