A while ago I saw 2 movies that touched me deeply, I decided that I needed to write about them. The first one was Sully, which is about the pilot that landed on Hudson river back in 2009 and saved 155 passengers, and the second one was The Good Lie, which talks about The Lost Boys […]
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J. Doe is a pseudonym for anonymous contributions to Healers Magazine. The following is the fourth installation. Click here to read part one, here to read part two, or here to read part three. I’ve often wished to be a fly on the wall, able to hear what others are saying about me when they […]
Our initiative has been going through a bit of an identity crisis and I don’t mean this in regard to our name recently changing from Healrs Network to Healers Magazine. I’m referring to our attitude toward mainstream healthcare and therein psychiatry especially. In order to explore our stance we decided to make the theme of […]
Natalia Maximets is a psych blogger. Her piece describes the dark side of psychiatry or rather the pharmaceutical companies that fuel it. She argues that such businesses put profits before people and that consuming their products is often dangerous. She also notes that psychiatrists don’t cure mental disorders.
In her three-part series therapist and EMDR practitioner Lesley Goth explains how mental stress can negatively impact our physical and spiritual health. Click here to read part one and here to read the part two. We come to the end of our journey exploring how stress—the S in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder—affects us spiritually. In part […]
“The Future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.” I read the above beautiful quote recently in the foreword of a book by Rainier Maria Rilke. It got me contemplating. I concluded that it is utterly true that my future enters me long before it transforms into my present […]
Everyday I walk past a local schoolyard and hear the children laughing and calling to one another in their outside voices. It always makes me smile and I’m reminded of the Buddhist term mudita, which means sympathetic joy. Hearing a child’s laughter reminds me of this state of mind. It always melts my heart and […]
The second issue of Healers Magazine was originally supposed to come out in December, a month after Issue One (Beyond Binaries: Healing without Borders). Unfortunately, after the first issue was released our team of three became a team of one. On my own I could have probably handled it, getting Issue Two out on time. […]
Therapist and EMDR practitioner Lesley Goth explains how stress can negatively impact our physical and spiritual well-being in addition to our mental health.
Clinical psychologist and harm reduction practitioner Jessica Katzman writes about managing addiction that is grounded in scientific research, human rights, compassion, and common sense. Learn how therapists are working with patients rather than against them.