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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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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