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October 29, 2019

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Beyond the Dark Night of the Soul

This is the first and principal benefit caused by this arid and dark night of contemplation: the knowledge of oneself and of oneâs misery.

– San Juan de la Cruz –

Beyond the Dark Night of the Soul

Paula Norris Mestayer, a practicing psychotherapist for 40 years and founder of Springfield Wellness Center, in Springfield, Louisiana, has specialized in the treatment of addiction and âother brain disordersâ since 2000. When her own teenage daughter got into trouble with drugs and Norris Mestayer accompanied her to a clinic in Tijuana, Mexico, the physicianâs treatment was an intravenous infusion of something he called NTRâNeurotransmitter Restoration Therapy. Norris Mestayer was so impressed with her daughterâs response to the treatment that, upon returning home, she began sending her own patients to the Hitt Center in Mexico for detox, and Dr. Hitt would send his detoxed American patients to her for psychotherapy and aftercare. Biochemical analysis of the active ingredient in the treatment was NAD+ânicotinamide adenine dinucleotideâa natural coenzyme of vitamin B3. In this interview, Dr. Mestayer shares her story of helping others overcome debilitating difficulties from drug addiction to brain disorders. She also shares her up-hill battle to make available this natural, non-addictive approach in the face of America’s “medicine for profit” model. { read more }

Be The Change

Consider someone you know in the midst of a “dark night of the soul”. Make a commitment to sit with them in the dark as a candle; not expecting anything, just offering light.

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