Power, Privilege, Payouts: The Enablers

Power, Privilege, Payouts: The Enablers

Susan Sarandon’s character on the hit Showtime series Ray Donovan is one of the most powerful Machiavellian if not the most powerful studio head in the movie industry. Samantha Winslow, the character’s name, yields tremendous power as a media mogul and has final say...
How Families Can Help Deal with Drug Addiction

How Families Can Help Deal with Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction Statistics In The U.S. We are a nation in crisis. There is hardly a family that has not been affected by addiction. The statistics on the matter of opioids, alcohol and marijuana are alarming: 105 American lives are lost each day to an opioid-related...
What Powerlessness Teaches Me About Spirituality

What Powerlessness Teaches Me About Spirituality

This article originally published on Huffington Post. I wonder how many other people are turning 71 today. I know I am and part of me thinks of myself as a young child ready to take on new, wild adventures, forge sterling ideas and keep on dancing, laughing and...
Addiction & Codependency in the Midst of a National Crisis

Addiction & Codependency in the Midst of a National Crisis

We are a nation in crisis. There is hardly a family that has not been affected by addiction. The statistics on the matter of opioids, alcohol and marijuana are alarming – 105 American lives are lost each day to an opioid-related overdose, 1 in 8 Americans...
How I Met Anxiety at Seven

How I Met Anxiety at Seven

This article originally appeared on Thrive Global. The first time I knew I wanted to run away and hide was when I was playing hopscotch on my third grade playground. My long black hair was flopping in the wind, and I did not want anyone to see me so I pretended I was...
You’ve Got a Friend: Care Animals & Emotional Sobriety

You’ve Got a Friend: Care Animals & Emotional Sobriety

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Lyrics from Carol King’s song You’ve Got a Friend… When you’re down and troubled, And you need some love and care, And nothing, nothing is going right Close your eyes and think of me, And soon I will be there...