Artist Gao Youjun, who goes by Tango, has created a brilliant set of drawings for your viewing pleasure. If...
This weekend I traveled to Nanaimo, British Columbia to attend the Science & Spirituality Conference. There were hundreds of...
With the diminishing hours of sunlight and existential thinking on the rise this time of the year, it’s understandable if you are feeling out of sorts. For the extremely sensitive type who might be doubting their own spiritual journey and connection to God recently I thought I would help pour... Read more
Recovery has been an amazing journey for me over the years. I have gained immense insight into honesty, compassion and humanity that is offered so sparingly in this world from AA , or “The Rooms”, as they are commonly referred to. A healing-centered fellowship that has a wide open door policy... Read more
If you were in power, how would allocate Canada’s budget to fix addiction? 12 Step programs? Treatment centers? Spiritual sanctuaries? Harm-reduction? What about decriminalizing all drugs like Portugal did? I think one of the best things that America has done to fight their very own war on drugs, is placing Michael Botticelli... Read more
Secrets keep you sick, and you would be amazed at how many people suffer alone in silence. Who would have thought the Old Spice man himself, Terry Crews, would succumb to the pains and suffering of addiction and then seek help through Recovery. Terry explains how his little secret and... Read more
Whether you have an addiction to alcohol or drugs, you need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to beat it by getting to the root cause. When you do not take the time to figure out the base issues that you have, you will struggle... Read more
On Sunday I lost a friend to the demonically charged monster, that is addiction, and have been lingering in resistance all week. How can this be? Why him? Why not someone more deserving? God….give me answers! Knowing the insidious darkness that can take over the mind of an addict(using... Read more
I love 60 minutes. I love recovery. I love Michael Botticelli(sober 27 years). This is going to be one of Obama’s single most powerful decisions that will positively influence the whole country on so many levels. After being unanimously confirmed by the Senate(by a vote of 92-0), Michael Botticelli... Read more
Naloxone, also known as Narcan, can temporarily reverses the effects of opioids like Heroin, OxyContin, Fentanyl and Percocets. Naloxone binds to the receptors that opioids would usually bind with, serving as an antagonist to the opioids efficacy in your brain/body. Once the drug has been injected intravenously or ingested via... Read more
A grassroots movement is taking place all over North America to celebrate and acknowledge people who have been living in long term recovery. Here is one example of someone who decided to take a stand and won`t remain anonymous any longer in hopes of saving lives. On October 4th... Read more
YESTERDAY TODAY AND TOMORROW There are two days in every week about which we should not worry, two days which should be kept free from fear and apprehension. One of these days is YESTERDAY with its mistakes and caves, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. YESTERDAY has... Read more
Almost everything we think we know about addiction is wrong. And if we start to absorb the new evidence about addiction, I think we’re going to have to change a lot more than our drug policies. Read more