SoundBath Experience – The Integratron 

SoundBath Experience – The Integratron 

*Image courtesy The Integratron website As I welcome my 73rdyear, I decided I wanted to experience new and different ways of healing. There is nothing very remarkable about 73, not like 21, 25, 50, 65 or even 70. Seventy-Three means 72 is gone, and 74 is approaching....
God Shots, They Are All Around Us

God Shots, They Are All Around Us

In addiction recovery, one often hears someone say: that’s a “God Shot,” meaning something happened that was by chance and had a profound effect on them, and proved an unexpected blessing. Mary Margaret, who has a website called God Shots 360, defines these...
A Love Letter For Any & Every Age

A Love Letter For Any & Every Age

October is my birth month, and it’s given me pause to consider how grateful I am for all the experiences I have had these past 73 years. I share this love letter with you, so you too may write your story and a love letter to yourselves. The other week, when a...
5 Ways to Create Your Own Affirmations

5 Ways to Create Your Own Affirmations

This year I made a commitment to think and act abundantly with increased compassion and gratitude for myself and for everyone around me. To do so, I must be more mindful and present. I dusted off my rendition of Headspace (not sure how you dust off an app) and made a...
10 Ways Forgiveness May Lead You To Compassion

10 Ways Forgiveness May Lead You To Compassion

Summertime is a time for us to kick back, reflect and enjoy the outdoors, the sun and some casual activities. With walks to Soul Cycle in crisp mornings and strolls through my neighborhood in magic hour light, the summer season has me ruminating about resentments,...
How Do You Listen

How Do You Listen

With 2018 in full swing, we are wise to ask and reflect upon how well we listen to one another. As an addiction, behavioral health care expert, clinician and thought leader, I believe it is imperative that we take time to listen to our colleagues, family, friends and...
An Auspicious Journey

An Auspicious Journey

As I reflect on the first leg of my trip, an auspicious journey to Bhutan, I realize it is ever noteworthy in my mind. When we first arrived – bleary-eyed, frazzled and exhausted – I wondered why in the world did I ever think this was a good idea. The city...
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...