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Positivity: Staying positive in recovery is very important. The Sober World has many spiritual positive articles. Stay positive with meditation, yoga, Thai boxing and more! There are many rehabs that offer these services as part of their program.

HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

MAKING PEACE WITH YOUR PAST: CHOOSING HEALTH AND HAPPINESS

“A life lived without forgiveness is a prison.” ~ William Arthur Ward Forgiveness is not only a state of mind, but it is a state of being. It is woven through the...
Domestic violence

LIVING BEYOND: WHY AUTHENTIC FRIENDSHIPS ARE KEY TO GOOD MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY

“A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” ~ Henry Van Dyke As a person, I learned early on that friendships can prove an asset or a hindrance in this...
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DETACHING FROM OUR FALSE SELF

Humans are a troubled lot. Inundated by waves of fear and uncertainty, we welcome pain into our lives and needlessly suffer. Like psychotic shape shifters, we revisit the ugly...

What Happens In Treatment

The first step to getting help for any addiction is to agree to get it. In my forty + (yes I am getting old) years of practice, I have discovered that...
Domestic violence

Living Beyond: Forgiveness

“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that...
Domestic violence

LIVING BEYOND: LIVING OUT OUR RESOLUTIONS

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Each year we begin the New Year with a desire to renew, rejuvenate...
JOURNAL WRITING

THE GENIUS OF JOURNAL WRITING

“Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest...
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Dual Recovery Made Simple(r)

As an addiction psychiatrist, I have been working directly with individuals who have co-occurring conditions (formerly known as “dual diagnosis”) and their families for over 30 years. I have also directly...
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Increase the Chance of Reaching Your New Year’s Goals

New Year’s Goals: This New Year’s Eve, millions of Americans resolved to lose weight, give up smoking, save money, do volunteer work, or find a new job. Chances are,...

Evidenced Based Scientifically Proven Advancements In Holistic Addiction And Mental Health Treatment

Addiction treatment is very personal to me. Nearly thirty-years ago it was me who was having trouble getting free of drugs. My behavior when I was using nearly ruined my life...

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