Rebuilding in 2015

One thing I definitely learned during my travels is that I can talk myself in and out of things quite easily. I blame it on my astrological signs–I’m on the cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius, which basically means half of me feels one way while the other half feels another. I am really both signs — I can’t say I’m one more than the other. With that said, I don’t live my life according to my horoscope. I live my life according to excited feelings and ideas that I get, which to some practical, logical, type-A people is insane, irresponsible, and unsettling… [Continue Reading on]

Wellbriety Column: What is a Recovery Coach?

Since becoming certified as a RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST, I have included this into my practice for 2015. But a lot of people really don’t understand what a Recovery Coach does. In this new article, I’ll explain it further.

Wellbriety Column: Staying In Recovery During the Holidays

Hello Again!! Welcome to my third article in this current series. As the holidays quickly approach most of us will be attending those wonderfully festive events with co-workers, family and friends. Those of us who are not in recovery look forward to these gatherings with heightened anticipation to help ease the stress of this busy time of year. Unfortunately though, recovering addicts look at these two last months of the year with the utmost dread. Why, you ask? Because while being able to manage their sobriety with meetings, therapy and the like for 10 months out of the year, these last 60 days are the most challenging and bring about more relapses, overdoses and suicides than I care to share.