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A Gut Feeling on The Future of Addiction Treatment

What I find concerning in most modern addiction treatment programs is the lack of integration of new scientifically proven effective modalities with self-help programs. Let me be clear in saying self-help...
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Reduce Relapse- Feed the Brain First!

It’s our brain’s job to help us cope with stress gracefully. To do that, it needs to be fed optimally. An addicted brain is a starving brain! Starving brains cause us...

LIVING BEYOND – A DEADLY COMBINATION: EATING DISORDERS AND ADDICTION

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ~ A. A. Milne One spring evening in mid-2000, I was driving up the Interstate-5 corridor returning to my home...

YOU MATTER, TOO! CREATE YOUR OWN BILL OF RIGHTS

I was lost in the world of my son’s chaos! I no longer functioned as I used to. The activities I used to enjoy were second to being on 911 alert...

LOVE = INTERVENTION: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

Love will bring up anything unlike itself for the purpose of healing. ~ Iyanla Vanzant The statistics are staggering. State and local agencies across the US report shocking comparisons. In one year,...

HOW TO MEET THE CHALLENGE OF THE IMPAIRED PROFESSIONAL

Most impaired professionals---essentially those individuals who are often licensed, financially successful, autonomous, and have achieved “success” are nevertheless high-functioning and invisible to themselves and others. They are your neighbors, your friends,...

NARCISSISM – ALIVE AND WELL IN BROTOPIA

Anyone familiar with Greek mythology knows it doesn’t turn out so well for Narcissus. So transfixed with his own beauty, Narcissus died staring at his reflection in a pond. Of course...

THERE’S A LITTLE BIT OF “MAD HATTER” IN ALL OF US

Johnny Depp’s brilliant portrayal of the orange  haired Mad Hatter, Tarrant Hightopp, in Alice  in Wonderland earned him a Golden Globe  Award Nomination for Best Actor. Although  there has been much...

THE HAPPINESS OF AGING WELL

“ Mens sana in corpore sano” ~ Roman poet Juvenal (c.55 – 127 AD) A sound mind in a sound body is more than just an ancient Spartan proverb. It sagely and...

THE HAPPINESS OF EATING WELL

America is suffering a decades-long health crisis that is steadily killing us, and in cruel ways we have never seen before. Obesity rates in the United States are among the highest in...

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