Every day I go through hang-ups and setbacks because of the programs that have been playing in my head for so many years. However, with my new understanding, I am now easily able to catch them. There are many things that led to this shift, as well as many years of trials and tribulations.
OUT OF MY SHELL: Finding myself amidst Tourette ’s syndrome
When I was in grade school, my mother noticed that I started making funny noises. Some tics and twitches appeared on my face, and I exhibited slightly abnormal body movements. After taking me to see the doctor, I was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome, ADHD, and OCD.
THE OZ EFFECT: Hypocritical taker of the Hippocratic Oath.
Recently on NPR, Robert Seigel asked Michael Specter, a staff writer from the New Yorker, who he would bet on to win: Dr. Oz or the physicians who have raised a petition against his position at Columbia University. Specter answered in a heartbeat: “Oz, sorry to say.”
TICK-TOCK: Lyme disease patients are tired of waiting
With pickets raised and candles lit, Lyme disease patients and advocates stood in front of The New York Times building in New York City for a silent vigil on September 17, 2014.
SHAMANIC HEALING: Opening the mind’s eye
In November of 2009 I spent ten days in a Peruvian jungle where I took part in a series of four ceremonies in which over 40 people drank Ayahuasca, a tea made from a plant used by the shamans of South America.