Saturday, September 19, 2020

Positivity

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.

POSITIVE DISCIPLINE…POTENTIALLY GOOD PREVENTION

We all want our children to avoid risky behaviors, especially as they enter the scary teen years. Alcohol use in our town begins as early as 11. Heroin and other opiate...

My Life As An Addict –Life Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

In October of 2005, my life was about to take a huge turn for the and I didn’t even know it. Gee, there should have been some sort of cosmic sign--- “Don’t...
Emotional Trauma

Emotional Trauma

There have been many articles written on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and trauma which involve symptoms associated with events such as rape, violence and murder, but rarely do we hear...
Domestic violence

LIVING BEYOND: PURPOSEFULLY LIVE YOUR LIFE

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky What does it mean to live life with purpose? We have...
Inspired By Fear

Inspired By Fear

How can this become a strong point? There were many times in my life when failure was comfortable and losing everything became second nature. How do you tell a person with...
Developing-A-Positive-Life

Living Beyond: Developing A Positive Life

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.” ~ Walt Whitman Developing a positive attitude in the face of troubling and challenging times is a possibility....
HAPPINESS AND THE GOLDEN YEARS

HAPPINESS AND THE GOLDEN YEARS

Despite America’s obsession with sexuality, vitality and youthful appearance, a study conducted by the University of Chicago disproves several myths about age, quality of life and happiness. Our common misconception is...
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...
Dual Recovery Made Simple(r)

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...
Stress and Human Spirituality

Stress and Human Spirituality

Stress, it is said, is the “equal opportunity destroyer. Regardless of income, education, gender, race, or how dysfunctional your parents were when they raised you, stress knows no demographic boundaries. Stress...

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