Gwen Broz – How to really feel emotions like anger

My mom with her husband, Tim. My mom is in her marakame or shaman outfit. part of her training was learning how to feel emotions like anger.

How to feel emotions like anger that can build up in our bodies and minds.

My mom is a shaman, specifically a Marakame according to the Huichol Indigenous tradition from Mexico. She is also a medical doctor, a family practitioner. Both programs involved about 12 years of training and about the same amount of time commitment. When I was in the depths of the mental health system, and on six psychiatric

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Forced confinement vs. community living: it’s about morals, not money

People with disabilities faced forced confinement in many situations and are rapidly filling nursing homes

Marca Bristo fought along Justin Dart to help pass the Olmsted Act to prevent forced confinement

The Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice has threatened to sue the state of New Hampshire where people are allegedly facing forced confinement in nursing homes. These are people with mental illness labels who are are medically able to live in the community. If true, the state is violating a federal law that says people with disabilities must be housed in the least

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