5 Mindful Ways to Overcome the F*ck-its

    Recovery (life) is more than just letting go of unwanted behaviors; you are developing inner character. Hi Everyone!  We all get the F*ck-its sometimes!  Here is my latest article over at The Fix: 5 Mindful Ways to Overcome the F*ck-its Enjoy!        * Laura C Meyer is a mindfulness instructor at The […]

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 […]

Finding Brilliance in Politics.

      Welcome to The Studio today:) What a political time of mayhem and excitement huh? For today’s show, I want to introduce you to a local friend of ours here at UVA, Jonathan Haidt. Jonathan is a social psychologist, and former professor at UVA.  I came to know Jonathan for his book, The […]