Swing Into Recovery with Golf

Swing Into Recovery with Golf

My husband, John Wadas CFRE, as some of you may know, is a certified funding executive and retired athletic director (SDSU, ASU, South Florida and Long Beach State). Along with his wrestling prowess, he is a former collegiate golf coach and sat on the NCAA Division I...
This Valentines Day, Don’t be in the SNARK TANK

This Valentines Day, Don’t be in the SNARK TANK

With Valentine’s Day fast upon us, advertisers undulate before our eyes hearts and flowers, gifts and chocolates, teddy bears and fancy restaurants. As such, it’s a great time to take a look at the relationships we might be in and if they are helpful or not. In some...
The Las Vegas Shooting Through the Eyes of a Mental Health Expert

The Las Vegas Shooting Through the Eyes of a Mental Health Expert

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. My heart goes out to victims and their families of the massacre in Las Vegas. This tragedy has many of us wondering what could have been done to prevent it and why it happened. As a mental health and addiction...
Digital Media Marketing and Interventionists Etiquette

Digital Media Marketing and Interventionists Etiquette

I love the fact that in the digital media age we can connect across the globe on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. These platforms have become major marketing tools. Since 1973, I have been a licensed clinician and a proud interventionist. I...
Exercise and Addiction Recovery

Exercise and Addiction Recovery

There’s no question recovery can be tough. At times, it can feel like attending group sessions is like climbing a Stairmaster. However, that Stairmaster may be that extra push for your body to feel great and experience the benefits of healthy living. In fact, evidence...
How To Handle Disappointment in Addiction Recovery

How To Handle Disappointment in Addiction Recovery

This post originally appeared on AddictionBlog.org “Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.” Unknown For me, disappointment is one of life’s most uncomfortable feelings. It’s complex, containing a subset of conflicting emotions like:...
11 Ways To Deal with a Narcissistic Boss in Addiction Recovery

11 Ways To Deal with a Narcissistic Boss in Addiction Recovery

This article originally appeared on AddictionBlog.org Trouble in addiction recovery with your boss? You’re doing the deal. You are in recovery, working hard, and you’ve managed to secure a good job. The only problem is you thought working in recovery would be easy....