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Renewed Hope After COVID-19 & A Year Of Trauma

Renewed Hope After COVID-19 & A Year Of Trauma

Remembering What Life Was Like Before It's hard to believe it's March and just a year ago I was hopping around the country just like the rest of you . I remember March so clearly like a childhood trauma stamped upon my forehead. I was privileged to present at...

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What Is A Psychosis?

What Is A Psychosis?

Our team helps families whose loved one’s experience both substance abuse and display signs of psychosis. Learn what some of the early warning signs are.

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Bits and Pieces – Patience, Anxiety, and Gratitude

Bits and Pieces – Patience, Anxiety, and Gratitude

As the New Year Begins and we wait for the Vaccine and for life to reopen, we must take a look at how we are able to be patient. My friend and colleague, Susan Berlin, who you may know as the talented Washington DC therapist and the founder of Capital Networking...

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30  Ways to Cultivate Abundance

30 Ways to Cultivate Abundance

This year the biggest lesson I have learned is Letting go. If I grip tight onto what I have and am in fear of losing whatever that is, I end up blocking myself from receiving massive gifts of Abundance. Practicing abundance as a meditation, just like practicing a...

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Secrets to Make COVID-19 Holidays Bright

Secrets to Make COVID-19 Holidays Bright

How many times have you asked yourself, “why is this year unlike any other year?!!” while you suit up and put your mask on, or turn on your computer for just one more zoom meeting? Covid-19 has changed the way we meet, greet, and interact with the world. Now, we don’t...

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When Too Much Is Not Enough – The  Death of Tony Hsieh

When Too Much Is Not Enough – The Death of Tony Hsieh

The tragic death of Zappos founder who aimed to Deliver us Happiness, Tony Hsieh is alas just another example of how wealth and power does not preclude others from being surrounded by folks who feed one’s addiction in exchange for goods and services. As Forbes...

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It’s All About The Bacon

It’s All About The Bacon

Now you might ask what is a nice Jewish (half Catholic -half Jewish girl) writing about the Bacon. This morning I was sitting here wondering what new thing I might write about that can help us all . And suddenly, I smelled the sweet savory smell of bacon floating...

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Additional Resources

Mindfulness and the 12 Steps 
Therese Jacobs-Stewart

Mindfulness for Beginners
John Kabat Zinn PhD

Wherever You Go, There You Are
John Kabat Zinn PhD

The Road Less Traveled
Scott Peck

One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the 12 Steps
Kevin Griffin

Porn Nation
Michael Leahy

Generation on Hold
James Cote