Thursday, August 6, 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.

the journey

REALIZING OUR JOURNEY

In our exploration of happiness, the topic of “the journey” unsurprisingly appears like an ever-present phantom. We hear it everywhere, namedropped in verse and song. “The journey” subtly emerges in everyday...
NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

John Donne’s (1572-1631) quotation, “No Man is an island,” appeared in Devotions upon emergent occasions and seuerall steps in my sicknes - Meditation XVII, 1624. That verbally ponderous, yet sage, reference...
SUNDAY MORNINGS

SUNDAY MORNINGS, MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE WEEK

How I love my Sunday Mornings. The quiet feel of serenity fills the air with a calm excitement for a time of processing, collecting, and recollecting. Time to plan and quiet...
6 AFFIRMATIONS THAT CAN HELP YOU TURN YOUR LIFE AROUND

6 AFFIRMATIONS THAT CAN HELP YOU TURN YOUR LIFE AROUND

Twenty-six years ago I told the truth and it saved my life. I turned to a group of total strangers and shared my deepest darkest secret. I’m sure no one was...
LIVING BEYOND: AUTHENTIC LOVE

LIVING BEYOND: AUTHENTIC LOVE

Each year, we are injected with the commercialization of Valentine’s Day. It is a time of chocolates, red roses, diamond rings, balloons, and Victoria’s Secret. It is also a day that...
Domestic violence

LIVING BEYOND: NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet; a...
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....
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...
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...
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...

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