Wellness And Recovery
What Is Wellness And Recovery?
Let’s explore the ways to wellness and keys, and tips, for recovery in the articles below.
Articles About Wellness & Recovery
I have been ruminating about the way in which the people I work with - families and their loved ones experiencing substance abuse, chronic pain, mental health and process disorders - live in a land of confusing messages, confabulations and catastrophes. When a family...read more
Feeling Frazzled? 6 Sure-Fire Ways To Beat Stress When I realized April was National Stress Awareness Month and that my taxes are due soon and I’m traveling, I started feeling stressed, frazzled and hassled. Then I thought what a wonderful opportunity to share what I...read more
With National Puppy Day in March, I think it’s a good time to reflect on the many ways a puppy and dogs can provide emotional support and unconditional positive regard. According to the National Puppy Day website, it is “a special day to celebrate the magic and...read more
As I approach the New Year, I have discovered that once again that one’s walk and one’s talk are inextricably tied together, and being present for those you love and care about takes precedence over all. As many of you who follow my posts know, my husband and I...read more
This morning I was inspired as it often happens by my ride at West Hollywood Soul Cycle. The focus of the riding sermon was being grateful for who you are and what you have and of being enthused, excited for 2018. I was reminded that we must look for gifts outside of...read more
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 looked...read more
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...read more
Laughter As Addiction Medicine? Are you an addiction treatment provider looking for new ways to engage patients? Here, we take a look at how laughter can aid practitioners in treating addiction…by relating and sharing special moments! Plus, 12 new ideas on how you can...read more
As the new Year begins, we often sit down making lists or what we want to accomplish, weight we want to lose, jobs we would like to have money we want to make, and yet very little is spent on Finding Joy! Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama sat down together for a week...read more
Additional Resources For Wellness
My Wooky Book
Moments of Clarity
Christopher Crawford Kennedy
Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal
Learn To Thrive
Does The Noise in My Head Bother You?