Why Calling Yourself An Addict Is Not a Good Idea.​

  Instead of calling yourself an addict, you might simply consider that some things need to change, that you could benefit from learning a few things about yourself and about life, and you might start doing something about it. Then after some time, you would fix your life. Then you might look back and simply […]

A Powerful Life Lesson from a Children’s Book.

If we want the problem of addiction, anxiety, and depression to go away- we must learn to face our problems.    Hi Everyone. I am really excited about our guest today, the children’s book, What Do You Do With a Problem?  With over 20 years of research, and in working in the field of education, […]

An Invitation to Your Life.

  The Invitation   It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, […]

The Secret to Change.

    Hi Everyone! and Happy Friday. Today I bring forth…Socrates! and his profound words of wisdom. It’s time to stop fighting old systems: in our communities, in our lives, and within ourselves – and time to put our energy and focus into building something new. Start building new systems, new ways of living, new […]

Opioid Road to Success

    Hi Everyone, and Happy Saturday.  I have so many clients who feel (think) that a taper from Medication-Assisted Treatment is impossible, and I’m here to tell you it’s not.  I have a new article over at The Fix. Check it out, and get yourself a dose of hope and success!  Read the full story […]

An Empowered Walk Through Addiction

  The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.  This quote by Joseph Campbell is one I often use with patients. I present the quote, sit silent for a while and allow them to contemplate the words. The quote opens inner doors most of my patients have never entertained and we begin to explore […]

The Science Behind, “I’ll be Happy When.”

    Hola, and welcome to The Studio:)   Today, I want to share the science behind what we do to ourselves when we say, “I’ll be happy when…” I’ve heard many teaching on this topic, I however, for the first time, heard Shawn Achor (the positive psychology guy), talk about what happens in our […]