Praise

“This is the most important book on being a woman since Our Bodies, Our Selves. Scientific yet compassionate, Dr. Julie Holland provides actionable, state-of-the-art advice on how women can navigate through an ever-changing hormonal landscape. She not only gives women new command over their bodies, but also shows how extreme moods and emotions might better be listened to than chemically suppressed. Selfish pricks, beware: Moody Bitches are onto you.”

—Douglas Rushkoff, author, Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now

“Feeling moody or bitchy doesn’t mean you have a substandard brain or a psychiatric-medication-du-jour deficiency. In her groundbreaking new book, psychiatrist Dr. Julie Holland tells you exactly how to work with your unique brain and body chemistry and embrace and upgrade all of your feelings.”

—Christiane Northrup MD, author, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

“Finally, an evidence based guide to health for women, by a woman, that speaks to the mind, body, and spirit of womanhood. An invaluable manual for moody bitches, and essential reading for anyone who knows one.”

—Andrew Weil MD, author, Spontaneous Happiness: A New Path to Emotional Wellbeing

 “This book should be read by moody bitches everywhere and the befuddled bastards who love them. Dr. Julie Holland has distilled decades of clinical and personal experience into a radically common-sense approach to the fluctuations of femininity.”

—Cacilda Jetha MD & Christopher Ryan PhD, co-authors, Sex at Dawn, How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships.

Julie Holland gives us a deftly-written, deeply insightful exploration of women’s hormonal fluctuations, sensitivities and mind states not as pathology to be medicated but as an expression of their true selves. Moody Bitches is both engrossing theory and a practical guide enabling women remain natural in an unnatural world.

—Gabor Maté MD, author, When The Body Says No: Exploring The Stress-Disease Connection

 Myself, I’m a moody bastard, but I learned a ton from this brisk, provocative, and instructive book. Dr. Julie Holland writes with the authority of a clinician, the warmth of a good friend, and the urgency of someone who really gives a shit.

—Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of Powers of Two

“Not just informative. Moody Bitches is funny and provocative. An important guide to health and wellbeing for women of all ages.”

—Laura Corio MD, author of The Change Before the Change

 

Washington Post review, March 6th, 2015

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