Common Fears that Keep Addicts away from Treatment: Part 1

One of the most common obstacles that besets individuals who are considering seeking treatment for their addictions is fear. Fear of failure, fear of sobriety, fear of success—these are only a few of the types of fear that an addict might harbor prior to seeking...

Tips on Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Because stress is one of the leading triggers for relapse, finding a means for reducing stress is central to a successful recovery from addiction. Meditation is highly beneficial for recovering addicts because it can help to clear the mind of cravings, strengthen the...

5 Tips to feel more Blissful & Grateful

5 Tips to feel more Blissful & Grateful = More Happiness! Did you know that gratitude has been scientifically proven to strengthen your immune system and make you happier and more optimistic, as well as less lonely and isolated? It’s true, and although science has...

The Magic of Inspiration

The Magic of Inspiration, the magic it brings, and the hope it restores. Inspiration is similar to the flicker of a candle, the raging flow of a waterfall, or a gust of wind.  It lifts us with its power to overtake our being and then it can disappear as mysteriously...

When is Drug or Alcohol Rehab Necessary?

When is a Drug or alcohol rehab Necessary? The answer is much more than you may think. An astounding 23 million Americans suffer from addiction, and according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, drug and alcohol rehab addiction costs over $41 billion per year....

Alcohol Abuse and Famous Alcoholics

In light of our tragic loss of one of our favorite celebrities, Actor / Comedian Robin Williams, I wanted to stray from my normal topics and write about the famous people in our lives that are fighting the same alcohol abuse addition battles. Celebrities, like anyone...