Confabulation in families of addicts: What is the TRUTH???

Confabulation in families of addicts: What is the TRUTH???

This article originally appeared on AddictionBlog.org Becoming Curious As We Write Our Own Stories As many of you might know after I was in Australia with Brené Brown, Ph.D., I am continuing learning by taking an online/case consultation course to be certified in...

The Road to Compassion-Forgiveness

The New Year is always remnant of a fresh bud, ready to bloom. It is traditionally a time of Renewal and Reflection. We all start the year off with a clean slate and fill our lives with optimism, hope, dreams and aspirations. It’s a time for letting go of resentments...
The Sober World article: Boundaries and Relationships

The Sober World article: Boundaries and Relationships

In a recent article in The Sober World on boundaries and relationships, I describe how as a clinician who specializes in substance abuse and mental health, I often come across youngsters and oldsters who have had no boundaries, or ones with the resistance of rubber...

RENEW-RECHARGE-REJUVENATE

Summer is the time to hit the refresh button and renew, recharge and rejuvenate our bodies and souls! RENEW Whether it is sitting poolside reading a good book, traveling to some far exotic land, seeing a silly summer movie, getting together with friends or family,...
Meditation: The way to happy, healthier days

Meditation: The way to happy, healthier days

Thanks to our friends at Hay House, here’s a few tips for happy, healthier days. At this point we can all agree that meditation is a good thing. Countless studies from renowned institutions including Harvard, Yale, Stanford and UCLA have proved that meditation has...
Letting Go of Resentment

Letting Go of Resentment

Resentments will eat away at your heart and soul. One of the joys of recovery work is Letting Go. For many, it is trying to let go of that which we are powerless over. In my case, it is people, places, thoughts, feelings and actions of another and of things, which I...