With the Wind At My Back

recovery Jan 22, 2020

The alarm woke me out of a sound sleep this very cold morning. I rolled out of bed, headed for...

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The Journey to Use Medication Optimally to Support Recovery

medication recovery Jan 17, 2020

Who am I now that I use psychiatric medicine? What is my personal motivation for using meds? Are...

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Israel Road Trip

recovery Dec 23, 2019
 
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Recovery and the Holidays

recovery Nov 04, 2019

It's hard to believe the holiday season is nearly upon us. It can be a wonderful time of year. It...

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Dignity and the Open Door

recovery Mar 01, 2019

Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, coined the well known phrase, “When one...

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Mental Illness Made Me Do It?

recovery Nov 08, 2018

12-step recovery programs have long understood that making amends to those we have harmed, even...

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What's Your Recovery Playlist?

recovery Oct 19, 2018

Thinking back over my recovery, self-discovery and healing, I am reminded of the music...

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Dignity: How Do You Roar?

recovery Sep 20, 2018
 

I gave a keynote titled Dignity: How Do You Roar? at the 36th Annual NYAPRS Conference in...

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How a Weighted Blanket Helps

recovery Jul 23, 2018
 

Have you ever been to the dentist and had the experience of having a "lead apron" put on you...

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Meditation on the Winter Solstice & Recovery

recovery Dec 21, 2017

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

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