A conversation with lesbian high schooler Sianna about how she has taken a stand against homophobia in situations where no one else was on her side, and why she’s glad she had to.
A conversation with Liz Havu about the experience of caring for her mother, who has both Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. She discusses the progression of her mother’s illness, and the corresponding adjustments and sacrifices she’s had to make in her own life in order to be her mother’s primary caregiver. She talks about her promise never to put her mother in a nursing home, and how this decision has brought her family together in more ways than one.
An interview with psychologist, yoga teacher and author, bo Forbes, about how restorative yoga and breathing exercises can restore balance to the nervous system. Coming to yoga from a solid background in clinical psychology, and work as a talk therapist, bo describes the way that moving away from verbal processing [Read more…]
An interview with senior yoga teacher and author, Amy Weintraub about her own experience of depression and how yoga helped her get off medication and live in a more joyous, passionate and heartfelt way. Amy describes how yoga helps with depression on all levels, biologically, emotionally, physically and spiritually. She refers to studies [Read more…]
An anonymous interview with Rachel about her son’s severe depression and multiple suicide attempts. Rachel described the precipitous descent into depression that seemed to swallow her previously sunny, confident, artistic boy. She names the terrible and confusing sense of ambiguous loss [Read more…]