Find your rhythm.
Manage your pain.
Design your lifestyle to support health and balance.
Do you or someone you know deal with bipolar depression or addiction? Intact teaches the reader how to respond to subtle signals from their brain and from their spirit and to:
• Recognize and fight the pain of mild depression before it triggers relapse.
• Accommodate circadian rhythms prone to imbalance to help avoid mania, depression, or relapse.
• Change thinking patterns.
• Develop healthy ways of dealing with stress.
Between the ages of 18 and 26, author Sasha Kildare's summers became drugs, sex, psychosis, and psych wards. During manic episodes, she ended up in handcuffs and was raped several times. The integrative treatment she received at Bellevue Hospital, her seventh hospitalization, broke that cycle. She shares her compelling story, the knowledge, and insight that allowed her to overcome buried childhood trauma and addiction so that she could experience, motherhood, fulfilling careers, and long-term remission from bipolar depression.
Don't let shaky circadian rhythms, inadequate nutrition, past trauma, and more jeopardize your remission or recovery.
“Sasha Kildare truly delivers. Intact is more than a memoir. It's a fully original, no-holds barred journey of storytelling, poetry, and education.” Brian Whisenant, LGBTQ Programmer, Oxford Film Festival