The Game Of Love: What's There To Learn?

The Game Of Love: What's There To Learn?

Romantic partners tend the be some of the most powerful teachers and bring us important lessons that need to be learned in our human experience. There really is no energy stronger than the energy of romantic love….

Borderline Personality Disorder: "I Hate You, Don't Leave Me!"

Borderline Personality Disorder: "I Hate You, Don't Leave Me!"

People affected with BPD have a very rough life, suffer A LOT and even if they behave disruptively against themselves or others, they often are victims of abuse and have several wounds. If treated supported and helped these humans can get better, there is HOPE!

Recently Suffer a Loss? Moving Can Be Your Ticket to a Fresh Start

Recently Suffer a Loss? Moving Can Be Your Ticket to a Fresh Start

Mourning the death of a loved one is difficult, and it can take a long time before you move on, but you will be able to move on. Most advice will tell you that “moving on” is more of a metaphorical goal. You have to get past the bereavement period in your own head. While this is certainly true, it’s wrong to think that moving on cannot also be a physical way to cope.

Sleep Deprivation: Effects on Your Mind and Body

Sleep Deprivation: Effects on Your Mind and Body

Many people don’t think much about sleep until they’re not getting enough of it. The average adult needs seven to nine full hours of sleep to be fully rested. Anytime you’re getting less, you enter very stages of sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation puts your body under serious strain as it struggles to keep up with daily demands.

The Perfect Day: In Recovery

The Perfect Day: In Recovery

It’s not always easy to think of enjoying your life when you’re struggling to get through another day sober, but you should. Finding moments of peace and happiness is a crucial step in the process of personal reinvention, and now’s the time to take it, with summer bringing plenty of warm weather and clear skies to lift your spirits.

Friendship: Finding Your Tribe

Friendship: Finding Your Tribe

Friendship. Some of the most significant relationships in life are our friendships, friends are soul mates who come into our lives to be mirrors that wake us up and help us grow into our full potential.  Friends are the family that we get to choose and they become part of our tribe. Humans are wired to have connection and our friendships are vital to our mental and emotional health. 

Miracles Of Recovery: Time For Change

Miracles Of Recovery: Time For Change

Addiction is an equal opportunity destroyer of lives. Park Avenue or park bench, silk sheets or city streets, gay or straight, liberal, conservative or just don’t care politically, addiction touches everyone.  According to the latest statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: 64 Billion is spent per year for addiction health care with another 520 Billion a year lost to addiction related crime, missed work and productivity. What isn’t included in those numbers is the pain and suffering the 10’s of thousands of families who lost someone to addiction felt.

The Ugly Truth Of Rehab: Client Brokering

The Ugly Truth Of Rehab: Client Brokering

Addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse... Nearly everyone knows someone or has been personally affected by the unexplainable pain of being, loving or knowing someone who has an addiction. Yet, there is still so much fear, shame and stigma connected to being or having someone that you care deeply about labeled an "addict." 

Clarity: The Quest

Clarity: The Quest

What keeps you in a state of brain fog is your thoughts that take up space in  your mind. If you could look into your mind, it probably would resemble a cobweb - one thought inter-twined with another, connected to another. Who would feel clear with all of that going on? The more you think about what to do, where to step, what direction to take, the less clear you become.

2018 The Year Of Women: Starts With Men

2018 The Year Of Women: Starts With Men

It is undeniable that 2018 is going to be a year that brings a lot of change, hopefully for the better. It will be full of difficult conversations, hard truths, and unlikely heroes finally finding their voices. This is our year. The year for women to speak up, rise and finally fight for equality. However, the year of women- starts with men. It starts with creating the space for men to accept their vulnerability, understand and own their feelings and value relationships more. 

The Golden Years: Making The Good Times Count

The Golden Years: Making The Good Times Count

More than any other age group, seniors could perhaps benefit the most from regularly participating in a favorite hobby. As it turns out, research has shown a correlation between hobbies, life’s purpose, and a longer lifespan - particularly in individuals over the age of 65 years.

The Holiday Blues: When Thing's Don't Feel Merry

The Holiday Blues: When Thing's Don't Feel Merry

The holiday season is upon us! With all of the festivities, family time and traveling it's easy to get caught up in the moment and lose sight of all the emotional toll that this time of year can carry for many of us.It's important to acknowledge that despite all the holiday parties, joy and quality time that we get to spend with the people who we love, this time of year can also bring up feelings of loss, loneliness, depression and painful memories of people no longer in our lives.