Mental Health

April 29, 2019

What to Expect When Getting Clean and Sober: Drug Symptoms and Detox Timelines

Many of us, in recovery, as well as friends and family of recovering folks, have heard or said these sentiments: “will I ever be normal again?” I think what we mean is will I ever feel able to cope with life on life terms, hold a job, think rationally, be a positive contributing member of society…etc.,etc. And with great confidence, […]
April 19, 2019

Acceptance is a Key: How to Tame the Desperate Longing for More

Some say addiction is a societal disease- tied to the act of endless consumption; never enough; more, more, more. Emily Fletcher, the founder of Ziva Meditation, talks about it as the “I’ll be happy when..” Syndrome; This notion that if I could just get more I would find Nirvana… or at least a better feeling. And for addicts and alcoholics, […]
April 6, 2019

Soul food: The Healing Power of Music

Music makes the people come together…And apparently, it also makes more effective brain structure and functioning come together as well. Many inspired thinkers have testified to the incredible power of music. Plato said: Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. How many times has a particular song summed […]