M&M: Learning to been seen.

    Helping your world taste better.    We do a lot of looking: we look through lenses, telescopes, television tubes…Our looking is perfected every day — but we see less and less. Never has it been more urgent to speak of seeing… Frederick Franck, The Zen of Seeing ♦   One aspect of mindfulness is the […]

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 […]

UnWeaving Ourselves From Addictions.

  Can you see prison bars in this weaving loom?     We weave our addictions into a pattern.  They become the pattern of our lives.    The addictions we create. With our yes’s and our no’s.   These yes’s and no’s become the fabric of our lives. They are that which we weave.   The […]

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, […]

Anxiety. Pills. Skills. And Fish.

  Hi Everyone and welcome to The Studio!   Our guest today is Terri Cole.  Terri is a New York-based licensed psychotherapist, and I use some of her older work (Decoding Fear) with clients in regard to anxiety, fear, and worry.  As most of you know, I don’t buy into the medical model when it […]

Opiate Solutions: A Suboxone Taper

    Hello my dear sweet friends! Welcome to The Studio today:)  At some point, if you don’t already know someone struggling with opiate addiction, you may be faced with great controversy on the best approach for treatment.  I am not an advocate for most medication; especially MAT (medication-assisted treatment). Even though I’ve been working […]

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, […]