The Four Horses and Substance Abuse Recovery

Because growing is an inside job, quality therapy involves a truly personal touch; addressing not only your problems, but in discovering who you really are deep down inside and how you function to restore your wholeness and passion for life. … Continue reading

The need to change in alcohol and addiction recovery

“To be or not to be, that is the question”   Shakespeare   “Should I stay or should I go” The Clash     I recently had an encounter with a young man who attempted suicide. To choose life or … Continue reading

Relapse in substance abuse recovery

Relapse is discouraging for anyone. But our response to a lapse is at least as important as the lapse itself. And where does the process of relapse really begin anyway? Well, as it turns out, ground zero lies in our … Continue reading

Not knowing in recovery | Substance Abuse Recovery

“I live my life in widening circles That reach out across the world. I may not ever complete the last one, But I give myself to it” Ranier Maria Rilke I walked into the group room one night last year, … Continue reading

Way of the Peaceful Warrior | Books for Substance Abuse Recovery

I highly recommend watching the movie “Peaceful Warrior,” based on Dan Millman’s internationally celebrated book “Way of The Peaceful Warrior.” I highly recommend reading the book, as well (among many other excellent books by Dan Millman). If you watch the … Continue reading