I know we all have our reasons to drink. But, I'd like to think you'd make attempts to stay sober when you'd trying to make a first impression.
An influential movement speaks beyond the confines of its origin, crosses tribal boundaries and touches people who might otherwise have no connection with each other. These communities do exist, they always have. But they are often hidden away and hard to track down.
I've always been terribly insecure -- though always secure enough in myself to admit it. No matter my accomplishments, I've never been able to over...
Yoga for recovery recognizes the need to connect the story of the body with the reason of the mind. Often people abuse their bodies because they don't feel comfortable in their skins. Yoga can help change that.
When Adam Smith wrote "the prosperity, ...the splendour, and ... the duration of the empire," in 1754 (the source of my song title, "The Splendor of E...
I found this while in a manic cleaning fit the other day, a declaration from 2006 to quit drinking the following year. Needless to say, missed the boat on that one:
With Denzel Washington's gritty performance -- the most harrowing, perhaps, since Michael Keaton's in Clean and Sober -- and such a strong supporting cast, don't be surprised if Flight's final touchdown is somewhere in Oscar-Land.
I began working with NET for the sole purpose of finding out why I had been unable to remove and keep off my excess body weight. Essentially, what I found was that the repression of emotions is a survival mechanism held in place through addiction.
There is hope! The most important thing for families battling with substance abuse and mental health-related issues to have is hope and know they are not alone.
The Fifth Step represents a kind of baptism for people on the journey of recovery. It brings to mind the story in the Gospel of Mark of the baptism of Jesus by John.