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  • The Sex Addiction Epidemic
    Women & Sex Addiction; Aphrodite's Wound
    “ Who am I? I am Sugar. I am what you would call a fallen woman. But I assure you I did not fall. I was pushed.” ― Michel Faber, The Crimson Petal and the WhiteThe story of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love, seduction, sex, beauty and...
  • Chris Herren
    Grand Opening of Sacramento Treatment Program Makes an Immediate Impact
    Valley Recovery Center of California (Valley) held its Grand Opening event at the Guild Theater Friday, September 5th, after an official ribbon cutting ceremony on-site at the facility. While also celebrating the 25th year of National Recovery...
  • Keep fighting Schumi
    Michael Schumacher leaves his hospital bed for home
    The BBC news is reporting that earlier today (Sept. 9, 2014) that former Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is finally returning physically to his home 9 months after suffering serious trauma to his head that caused him to be medially induced...
  • Life ongoing
    Life and death ongoing throughout recovery : A Lament
    Death in recovery is never easy. I realize this is the understatement of the year as it comes to newsflashes in the various recovery and 12-Step circles I run in, and also one that is obvious. In the midst of trying to first break into recovery,...
  • Obama gives speech at Laborfest
    Obama congratulates himself for worst recovery since Great Depression
    As Obama spent Labor Day patting himself on the back for almost single-handedly obliterating so many jobs that 11 million unemployed Americans stopped bothering to even look for work (and are thus no longer counted as 'unemployed'), nearly...
  • A Design for Living in the Media
    ARISE® Addiction Interventions and Recovery That Lasts!
    If you have been caring for an addict whose life revolves around temporary recovery and repeated relapses, you may have found the final solution here. At A Design for Living they use a unique approach that claims to get "over 83% of addicted...
  • Stretching to prevent injury.
    Staying healthy enough to get healthy: Your guide to injury prevention
    Have you ever found yourself in this scenario? You finally make up your mind to get healthy. Your goals are in place, you’re eating clean, and working out regularly. Everything seems to be on track for success…until you sustain an...
  • Alone and waiting
    Inside look at the depression of an addict
    Depression produces a place that is dark, lonely, and hopeless for the people who experience it. Depression is a disease. Many suffer various stages of it. Many do not get through it and die. Note: All names are changed per request of those...
  • Marion "Mayor for Life" Barry
    Marion Barry 'Mayor for Life' rides again
    Love him or hate him, D.C. Councilman Barry knows his way around local bureaucracy. Three days ago his car was impounded for unpaid tickets and other violations. Today Mr. Barry is again cruising around town in his 2002 Jaguar after forking over ...
  • The controversy and collision of addiction science and spirituality
    The controversy and collision of addiction science and spirituality
    Scientifically speaking, arresting the disease of alcoholism is very simple: Stop drinking alcohol. No one, regardless of genetics can ever be an active alcoholic without alcohol. A person can be an alcoholic-in-wait – or one in remission ...
  • Storm emergency plan
    Storm emergency plan and preparedness from ServiceMaster Restore
    Spring to summer and likewise summer to fall generally brings volatile weather and that can mean tornadoes, hurricanes along the coasts, and flash flooding in low-lying areas after a rain. Over the last 10 years, hurricanes have caused more than ...
  • Review: Celebrate Recovery Bible
    Review: Celebrate Recovery Bible
    I got this book as part of the HarperCollins BookLookBlogger review programOkay, I shouldn't feel so angry. After all, the HarperCollins folks didn't exactly say the Celebrate Recovery Bible was a Study Bible. So..my bad for assuming it...
  • Dark Night of the Soul
    Addiction & The Spiritual Quest
    What sets the stage for addictions ? On a metaphysical level addictions are a misguided search for self-love and spiritual fulfillment. From a psychological perspective addictions connote an absence of primal bonding.The child’s soul is...
  • Tracy Morgan
    Tracy Morgan transfers to rehab center to continue the healing process
    Friday, June 20, brought good news on “30 Rock” star, Tracy Morgan’s condition. After being in the hospital for two weeks due to injuries sustained in a car accident, Morgan was moved to a rehabilitation center to continue his...
  • Fans show support for Schumi
    Michael Schumacher out of coma and full speed into rehabilitaiton
    Micheal Schumacher's management is reporting that earlier today (June 6,2014) Micheal Schumacher was transferred out of the hospital and placed into rehabilitation. More than 6 months ago, Schumacher suffered a devastating ski accident that...