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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.

Healing: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

I woke up this morning feeling like I was run over by a mack truck. I'm exhausted, emotional and weak. So much has happened over my two-month hiatus from the blog. I have the urge to write today because it's been a bad day, the worst I've had in a long, long time. And...

Managing Withdrawal: Tears and Transitions

Two weeks ago, I began a medication change which has had a far greater impact than we anticipated. After beginning to taper off Depakote on a Friday night, I have been experiencing intermittent migraines and nausea. Though brief, the random bursts of pain have...

Sweets for the Sweet: DIY Vegan Chocolates

The hardest thing to give up in my nutrition makeover for better mental health was chocolate. I adore those dark blocks of velvety goodness. Many wellness companies are getting wise and making sugar-and-gluten-free chocolate available, but it often comes with a hefty...

Endure: A Valentine for the Broken

It's February. The month when we celebrate romance can trivialize love into pink cards and candy. This Valentine's season, I can't help thinking about hearts I know who cry out for healing. Picture this: You are accused of a crime you did not commit. Your dream job...

Restorative Yoga Break: Psoas Release

In the month of January, I have focused on restoration during the cold and dark of winter. Today, thanks to healthymoving.com's Jen Hoffman, I am excited to feature a brief how-to video of physically and emotionally healing yoga: the psoas release. The psoas is the...

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