The Anxiety Epidemic, Antidepressants, and CBD Part III

Woke

This is the final of the Anxiety Epidemic series. The way I see it is that the antidote to anxiety is having a genuine sense of being 'connected' first to myself and to something greater than myself, at the same time. What this means shows up differently for each of us but what is the same is that such connection has nothing to do with the world of commerce, politics or stuff. Read more »

The Anxiety Epidemic, Antidepressants and CBD Part II

Do pharmaceuticals work?

Pharmaceutical drugs have become the 'go-to' assistance for those with anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, they also have many potential and serious side effects. With pharmaceutical ads all over television and print media, most people are unaware that there are many viable options outside of conventional medicine that could provide lasting results to the challenges of anxiety. Therapeutic cannabis use is a strong contender in this natural remedies arena. Read more »

The Anxiety Epidemic, Antidepressants and CBD

The Normalizaton of Anxiety

Anxiety continues to ramp-up for many in this technology/information age. The number of people on antidepressant drugs has skyrocketed. I, as one, am left to wonder if, in a world of ever-elevating expectations, how simply masking the symptoms is any kind of real solution. This is the first of a series exploring potential risks for anxiety, the current go-to drugs, and the possibility of lowering toxicity and side effects by carefully replacing antidepressants with CBD. Read more »

The Addictive Society and Cannabis Part III

Finding Truth

The addictive system of the addictive society, discussed in Parts I and II, is ubiquitous; pure nature provides the only respite. Not only is this system everywhere in the modern world but it is also unlikely to become non-addictive any time soon. We can source our true identity from the inside-out, shedding vestiges of the external forces of the world telling us what we want and need to be happy. This is wellbeing beyond the hype. Read more »