わたしのチイサナココロ is a short documentary following the steps of one woman’s journey along the...
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...
Many of you not old enough to remember the old “Your Brain On Drugs” video, and don’t understand the connection between the title picture of a fried egg, allow Wikipedia to explain. This Is Your Brain on Drugs was a large-scale US anti-narcotics campaign by Partnership for a Drug-Free... Read more
There is no question that many families find it difficult to discuss substance use and addiction. After all, there is a great deal of misunderstanding around the topic. It is easy to try to deny the dangers of substance use, make jokes about the topic, or simply avoid talking... Read more
In recovery from substance abuse, it’s now traditional that people remain anonymous. This tradition can be traced all the way back to the 1930s, when one of the first groups dedicated exclusively to recovering people formed—Alcoholics Anonymous. Now, AA is known worldwide for their twelve-step program of recovery, which... Read more
If there is one thing people learn in the rooms of recovery, it’s how to talk. I’m fully behind the importance of talking through problems to help one another, but only if it brings people to a place of action. Otherwise you are left consistently spinning your wheels, leaving... Read more
Big Pharma are masterminds when it comes to smoke and mirrors marketing tactics. If their customers were all well informed on precisely what chemicals were included in the ‘medicine’, I’m fairly certain their sales would start taking a sharp turn for the worst. Adam is here to expose just how... Read more
Step 5 : Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. A couple thousand days have come and gone since the beginning of my attempt to live life with rigourous honesty, but I must admit my ability to operate in delusional ignorance of... Read more
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
Here is a new powerful website that might just save your life if you think you might have been poisoned(self-induced or not). It is a remarkable new service that actually connects you with medical advice about toxicology and poisoning using algorithms. Poison control centers are the 55 centers around the country... Read more
Imagine if you read articles posted about the dangers of alcohol written with the same potency as you would typically come across for schedule 1 drugs. “There has been an outbreak and widespread use of a very dangerous substance called “booze” — also known as “alcohol” in the community this week.... 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