Mary Ellen Guiney is 30 years of age. She has a biochemistry degree from the National University of Galway, Ireland where she also rowed at home and internationally and won the All Ireland Championships in a crew boat.
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    Mental Health

    Mary has experience in mental health since August 2012 when she experienced a psychotic break in Vietnam. She felt like she was in the midst of a spiritual awakening. Unfortunately she was drugged up on Western medicine for two years, became extremely lethargic, gained 20 lbs of fat and couldn’t exercise to her old abilities. She suffered post-psychotic depression at this time. Her aim is to help others who are going through similar experiences through the power of positive thinking and adopting a healthy lifestyle through diet, exercise, meditation and yoga.



    Alot of individuals who experience psychosis have a spiritual connection with God. However when this is mentioned to psychiatirsts, they usually deem the indivdual as being schizophrenic and administer drugs to treat the problem. Individuals may experience a negative psychosis where they feel parano


    Alot of people today suffer from anxiety and are not even admitted to hospital for this. Doctors and GPs quite regularly administer drugs to treat the illness which is not the best route to take. Drugs commonly prescribed include xanax and valium. While Mary Ellen was out in South East Asia all of h


    Alot of individuals today are getting diagnosed as having bipolar which Mary Ellen's late mother had. Doctors tend to think of the individual as being “high”, however alot of individuals classified as this are extremely intellignet, multi-disciplinary and are simply high on life as they tend to


    Mary Ellen experienced positive psychosis while in South East Asia. Unfortunately she was drugged up on western medication such as haloperidol, olanzapine and abilify and suffered post-psychotic depression as the drugs made her extremely lethargic and gain 20 lbs of fat. She pulled through this diff