This weekend I traveled to Nanaimo, British Columbia to attend the Science & Spirituality Conference. There were hundreds of...
I can’t edit. Call it dyslexia, call it a lack of thoroughness, but nonetheless I simply can’t edit my...
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
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
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
Why are we always told to, “peel back the layers of yourself like that of an onion”? How the fuck did we get to the place in life where we use the comparison of a household cooking staple with emotional exploration? When was the last time you peeled an onion and... 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
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
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
Mike Tyson Elvis Ozzy Osbourne Leif Garrent Whitney Houston Jan-Michael Vincent Gary Busey Axl Rose Boy George Macaulay Culkin Now on the positive side of things! Check out all of these celebs who made the choice to step into recovery! Read more