Holistic Approach to Treating Substance Use Disorder

Meditation Therapy for Recovery

Over the past thirty years, meditation therapy has become increasingly popular in fields of mental health, medicine and education as a way to manage stress and impulsive behavior and improve emotional stability, mindfulness, decision making, empathy, cognitive function, and overall health. Evidence has supported the neurobiological, psychological, and social benefits that come with regular practice.…

The Miracle

The Miracle

A wise man and a friend of mine used to say “If you’ve got a problem with alcohol, I have a solution for you. Stop drinking. If your problem is with alcohol then when you stop, it will go away. But if you have what I have, a disease called ALCOHOLISM, when you stop drinking,…

Recovery Tools, Choose Them and Use Them

Recovery Tools, Choose Them and Use Them

The absolute rawness of early recovery is an experience I will never forget and would rather not revisit in this lifetime. Everything felt so rough, jagged edges of my life experience catching on everything. Simple tasks and errands proved to be hazardous and extremely challenging. The temptation was everywhere.  Navigating life felt almost impossible without the…