An inspiring and empowering guide to emotional freedom, from a Naturopathic Doctor who took charge of her own life and mental health
For years, Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND, endured debilitating depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety and battled bulimia, addiction, and a range of other mental health challenges. Finally, feeling terrorized by her own thoughts, she attempted to take her life. This devastating low point led to a deep reckoning. She began to take back control of her life. Today she is the owner of a thriving naturopathic clinic, living her life's purpose and passion in the most authentic way. In Beyond the Label, Bjorndal outlines, step-by-step, how you can move from the current mental health "label" you have been given to optimal health on all levels - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Dr. Chris's book will give you the courage, support, confidence, and guidance you need to take your own steps to mental wellness.
Companion to: Moving Beyond: A Journal into Self-Discovery (9781770846241).
Dr. Christina Bjorndal, B. Comm, ND, graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1990 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with honours. She was valedictorian of her graduating class. She completed her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2005. She is one of the only licensed NDs in Canada who is considered an authority in the treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, eating disorders, ADD/ADHD, OCD and schizoaffective disorders. A gifted speaker and writer, she has shared her personal story and philosophy of wellness with audiences across North America. Dr. Chris has helped many patients navigate through labels and stigma toward physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Having overcome many challenges in the sphere of mental health, Dr. Chris is especially exceptional about sharing in her motivational speeches how to overcome barriers in life and encouraging others to achieve their full potential. She loves her work and balances it with a full, active lifestyle with her husband and son. To learn more about her books, courses and retreat, please visit: naturalterrain.com.
Advance praise for Beyond the Label:
"A new and courageous perspective that can truly set you free." Nancy Levin, bestselling author of Jump...and Your Life Will Appear
"Beyond the Label is the first book to address the critical topic of mental wellness with the wide range of tactics from Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Bjorndal has given hope through her own powerful story of recovery and the steps that made it possible."
--Alan Christianson, NMD, NY Times bestselling author of The Adrenal Reset Diet
"Dr. Bjorndal's heartfelt personal journey and expert knowledge can help guide you towards light, despite the pure darkness you may be feeling. She reveals concrete steps that get to the root of the problem, instead of just covering up symptoms. Each suggestion is a step towards true healing."
--Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc; author of Put Anxiety Behind You, How Come They're Happy and I'm Not?