Finding Holiday Peace Through Forgiveness

recovery Nov 22, 2016
 

Old hurts can surface during the holiday season.  I offer this video reflection as a gift to...

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Are You Low Functioning?

recovery Oct 08, 2015

The phrase low functioning is pejorative, despite the fact that it is widely used in...

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Trauma and the Journey Home to Our Bodies

recovery Sep 18, 2015
 

Those of us who survived child abuse learned to fear and "leave" our bodies. Adopting new health...

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Chat with Oliver Platt

recovery Jul 29, 2015

This week I had an opportunity to advise Oliver Platt on his role in a new television spinoff...

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Lessons from the Longest Night

recovery Dec 26, 2014
 

In my recovery, I've always looked to nature for insight and inspiration about how change and...

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4th Century BCE Anti-Stigma Campaign

There have always been champions who have gone against the grain of the dominant culture and...

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We Are All Connected: Reflection on Robin Williams' Suicide

recovery Sep 30, 2014

Like so many, I was deeply affected by Robin Williams’ suicide.  I was a big fan of...

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Being Satisfied is Good Medicine

recovery May 27, 2013

I think one of the most radical things we can do to improve our mental health is to tell...

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Recovery and Nonviolence

recovery Jan 01, 2013
 

In the wake of recent mass shootings,  I offer this 5-min video reflection on recovery and...

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Remember My Name

recovery Aug 13, 2012

I remember the first time I met God in the tomb. I was in a mental hospital. I was laid out on a...

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