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Heads up….issues with the proactiveplanning.org web address

June 26, 2012

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This post is to let followers know that currently the domain proactiveplaning.org – is having some issues.   At some point I hope to have this resolved but in the meantime… Please use this address… www.proactiveplanning.wordpress.com My apologies and thank you for understanding. If you would like to financially support the proactive planning blog you […]

“Alternatives”? Alternatives to what?

June 26, 2012

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In seeking to find empowering solutions sometimes I find it helpful to look at words that sometimes lose their meaning when we see them frequently. In this case…sometimes I think the word “alternatives” gets tossed around like candy at a street parade to the point that it loses both its meaning and its power. And […]

I updated my “About” page….part of my story and why I do what I do

June 17, 2012

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After a full year – I have finally updated my about page…. You can read part of my story and about my passion here: https://proactiveplanning.wordpress.com/about/about-susan/ And thank you – for your continued interest and involvement in the Proactive Planning Community while we go through trying to create a helpful place where you can learn more about […]

June 16, 2012

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Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
Even when life brings one lemons, I’ve found the most helpful attitude is to be curious: To me, spiritual practice is like a mystery story in that we stumble onto something we have never encountered before. At that point, the intelligent approach is “Wow, what have we here?…

June 11, 2012

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Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
Getting well takes effort and time and listening to the body for most of us. These are some of the things I do to help with pain that is part of withdrawal syndromes for many people. I’ve collected several things I do to cope with the pain I…

June 8, 2012

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Originally posted on Everything Matters: Beyond Meds:
Updated note: psych drugs often damage the nervous system in ways that can take years to heal and these clinics don’t understand or appreciate this…this is not limited to benzos…but includes all psych drugs. Charles Whitfield MD calls psych drugs agents of trauma for this very reason.  *The stay at…

The slowness of slow tapers (safer withdrawal from psychiatric medications)

June 6, 2012

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A quick share today from another survivor or severe polypharmacy, Gianna Kali from the blog Beyond Meds… Wisdom in this post…please read it here: The slowness of slow tapers (safer withdrawal from psychiatric medications). via The slowness of slow tapers (safer withdrawal from psychiatric medications).