Author Archives: owenokie

About owenokie

I'm a Clinical Herbalist, Wilderness Therapist and HeartMath Provider living in Scotland and am also studying Buddhist Psychotherapy.

Can herbs and supplements help you quit antidepressants? – How to Quit Antidepressants: Very Slowly, Doctors Say – The New York Times

  My main goal in writing this blog is to draw attention to this important study in the Lancet outlying the need for very gradual withdrawal from anti-depressants. Both patient experience and a growing body of research indicated the common … Continue reading

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PARADOX – a men’s retreat

  Below is a link to details about the retreat. Paradox – pdf http://earthmind.org.uk   Or you can check out our page at : https://www.facebook.com/events/2181116011931951/

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Nutrition and FOOD – the tenets of healthy nutrition part 1.

Food – for some of us our diet is our religion – we can be passionate missionaries for our way of eating. A tangle of unconscious and conscious factors determine our relationship to food. discovering and establishing a approach to … Continue reading

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Summer falling, Autumn rising

Hello Friends, The summer has passed too fast! We are now gorging on this years profusion of black berries and I’m planning on harvesting and exploring the culinary uses of nettle seeds for the first time. Though the roots and … Continue reading

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The Explorer’s Kit – what resources do you need to explore the wilderness of the psyche?

Interested in embarking on a journey into your own interior wilderness? Curious or apprehensive? During Chaos to Quest, our wilderness adventure in Scotland this Septmber we will be spending part of our time exploring the region by foot and canoe, … Continue reading

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From Chaos to Quest – An Adventure in Nature

From Chaos to Quest – An Adventure in Nature Explore nature, both inner and outer, during a 6-day adventure by canoe and foot in the Northwest Highlands. Uncover the deeper narrative of your life while exploring the magical wilds of … Continue reading

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On Suffering and the Kaleidoscope of Love | The Heart of The Healer

This blog, written by my dear friend Rebecca, is a testimony to the grace and courage with which she and her husband Jason, have taken head on one of life’s greatest challenges; cancer.  They have been a great inspiration to … Continue reading

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