Author(s): Madisyn Taylor
Madisyn Taylor was plagued by depression and anxiety, suffering from chronic physical problems that left her desperate for solutions. Spending decades searching for answers, she first turned to the medical community, which put her on a roller coaster course of numerous doctors, tests, and an unhealthy reliance on medications that left her numb and lifeless.With her happiness and future on the line, she then made the decision to become unmedicated, reaching out to the natural, holistic health realm. And after years of practice and research, Madisyn developed an integrative wellness program that put her back in the driver's seat of her health, and ultimately, her life.Unmedicated is her thoughtful account of how she broke free from binding mental chains and physical ailments to be happy, healthy, and productive; it is also a guide for you to apply her practical techniques to your own healing journey. Madisyn offers a daily program of easy-to-follow actions based on four pillars that will build a lifelong foundation for health: clear your mind; strengthen your body; nurture your spirit; and find your tribe.
"Thank you Madisyn for this book. Long needed are words that inspire people to seek help for behavioral issues through taking responsibility and living a mindful life addressing all our incredibly important daily activities."--Mariel Hemingway "Via bravely sharing her inspiring journey to self-healing, Madisyn Taylor offers healthy, profound, and easy to implement solutions for anyone dealing with depression, anxiety, and other challenges. This book will give much-needed hope to those who have yet to find a solution to their suffering."--Jen Sincero, New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life and You Are a Badass At Making Money "With wisdom and sensitivity, Madisyn Taylor shares her journey to unmedicated freedom, using four unique pillars of holistic healing. For anyone who has tried everything, as Madisyn has, or who simply seeks the joy of living life in a new way, this offering shines a bright light of hope."--Sara Wiseman, author of Messages from The Divine "Madisyn Taylor has been a leader in the self-help and inspirational fields for over twenty-five years, and her work has impacted countless lives. With her new book, Unmedicated, she tackles the field of mental health, and she provides inspiration and hands-on guidance in a compassionate and soulful way for anyone looking to help themselves or their loved ones."--Dr. Peter D'Adamo, New York Times bestselling author of Eat Right 4 Your Type "Told with unflinching honesty, clarity, and purpose, Madisyn's revelatory Unmedicated reveals a hard fought and well-earned reclamation of health from a minefield of self-medication, drugs, depression, anxiety, and disconnection from life. By sharing her inspirational journey, as well as strength, courage, life-lessons, and love, she offers readers welcomed pillars of strength and beacons of light to help free ourselves from the darkness of pain and suffering. A beautiful guide to self-healing, encouraging and nurturing in its approach, this remarkable book serves as an invaluable resource for self-reflection, offering indispensable holistic tools for personal growth, and transformation."--Anthony J.W. Benson, Creative Business Strategist and Consultant, Dreams Made Manifest Coach, Inspirational Speaker, and Writer "Many years ago, I started to face the darkness of my childhood and the addictive patterns I used to avoid my inner pain and suffering. I wish that my yesterday-self had been handed Madisyn's book, Unmedicated. With amazing honesty, Madisyn shares her own spiral into despair and resulting over-reliance on prescription medications. The four pillars she discovered, created, and employed to free herself from the secrets within her soul also released her from this dependency. These four pillars, each composed of wisdom and action steps, can do the same for you, whether you are hiding your light within medications, isolation, illicit drugs, or simply bad thoughts about yourself. When taken sequentially, the four pillars will unlock you from bondage. When integrated into the rest of your life, they will bring meaning to the phrase, 'being alive.'"--Cyndi Dale, bestselling author of The Subtle Body, The Intuition Guidebook, The Complete Book of Chakras, and Energetic Boundaries "Unmedicated offers those using prescription drugs for depression, anxiety, stress, panic attacks, HSP symptoms and other similar maladies, hope, inspiration, and most importantly, solutions to assist them in living drug-free. With a four-tier program, this book provides an easy, yet powerful program that holistically balances mind, body and spirit. If you are seeking more joy, more peace through natural methods, this book is for you."--Arielle Ford, bestselling author of Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate "As one of the 40 million Americans with an anxiety disorder, I am grateful for Madisyn Taylor's new book Unmedicated. Like a close friend, Madisyn Taylor shares with her readers her personal healing journey and the insights she garnered while on it. Her revelations result in her 'Four Pillar Program' that can lead anyone who follows the practices to a profound feeling of health and wellbeing. Whether you take medication or not, I encourage you to use Unmedicated as a tool to create positive change. Take action and feel the shift."--Lissa Coffey, author The Four Pearls and The Four Squirrels: A Modern Fable About Happiness and Distraction "Many eloquent voices have begun to dispute the widely held view that our life challenges are best handled by taking chemicals. In Unmedicated, Madisyn Taylor shares how sadness and anxiety dogged her heels, how medication proved the wrong answer for her, and how, by following her program, you can live an emotionally healthy life without psychiatric medication. A very rich, interesting and important book--and highly recommended!"--Eric Maisel, author of The Future of Mental Health, Rethinking Depression, and Humane Helping "Unmedicated is a precious gift of a book for anyone who has struggled with depression. In this deeply personal and profoundly practical guide, Madisyn will hold your hand through how to take daily actions to change your state. This is not some intellectual, do-this-to-feel-better-immediately read, but a guide from a veteran who has been in the trenches of depression and shares her secrets and practices to healing from the inside out."--HeatherAsh Amara, bestselling author of the Warrior Goddess Training book series