Addiction: Why Some Recover and Some Don’t

Addiction: Why Some Recover and Some Don’t

Addiction is a powerful and mysterious disease. Why do some recover but others don’t? Here’s my take: I have treated thousands of addicts over the past 20 plus years and have never seen anyone relapse who 1) entered a good rehab program, 2) did all the required work,...
The Benefits of Kai Chi Do

The Benefits of Kai Chi Do

The path to recovery from addiction is often different for each individual. The recovery process includes daily, conscious decisions to not let your dependency control you, and this often includes developing techniques to help focus your mind on what is most...
Addiction and the Power of Meditation

Addiction and the Power of Meditation

The mind of someone in active drug and alcohol addiction has been badly damaged. Those areas of the brain responsible for judgment are largely blocked. That’s why withdrawal by itself is not the answer. In fact, it can be deadly. In withdrawal, a person is without...