Conquering Menopausal Depression

This was posted in a menopause support group I’m in, and I am sharing here to increase awareness. Last year I experienced a terrible, deep depression, which I believe was connected to menopause. The person closest to me at the time told me to “turn that frown upside down” and encouraged me to “chin up”. Such platitudes and dismissals are not helpful when coping with any mental health struggle. It is useless when dealing with the tidal shift of hormones and how that impacts brain chemistry and wellbeing. I am grateful for my homeopath and my best friend, who helped me notice that I had stopped taking some key supplements. Heilkunst and supplements got me off the ledge and back to being me again.

~ R. Page, Ontario, Canada

My Cancer State of Mind and How It Related to my Son’s Autism Issues

[This post is from the September 2020 newsletter – click here to read it.]

Happy late summer!  Did you know most folks recommit to their health in September?  The late summer month is the busiest at Arcanum as folks really take the reins of their health in hand.

This month we’re focussed on the cancer state of mind and how that relates to kids who are in the spectrum.  Did you know that is how I came to Heilkunst treatment in the first place?  My son was suffering autism (free book at and I wanted to sort out the root cause of his issues.  By doing that, I untangled a whole web of environmental, genetic, and unresolved emotional issues in myself.

Not what I expected, and still to this day, I can’t believe how many hundreds of moms and babes we’ve served with precisely the same goals as I once had.  At the time, I could not believe that my disease matrices could have anything to do with my son’s suffering. However, after almost two decades of serving others, my question has become, “How could it not be the case?”

This month’s articles start to draw some of the lines around my old cancer state of mind (1.5 inch breast tumour) and my son’s lack of autonomy and sense of self.  We’re all on the spectrum to a greater or lesser degree.  Perhaps this September is your month to address issues of this nature too.