The Lost Art of Solitude – How we can improve our connections

“In solitude, where we are least alone”   Lord Byron     Entering ‘rehab’ for drugs and alcohol was one of the most terrifying and rewarding experiences of my life. Being separated from the substances and behaviors that defined my existence was a harsh reality, and a reality that generated extreme fear and anxiety. What […]

Shedding Shame & Healing my Addiction

“Shame threatens the soul. Its signs appear on the face ‘like a flash of fire.’” Annibale Pocaterra, sixteenth-century physician and poet Where do the roots of addictive behavior lie? Is it some darkness that lives within a chosen few, damage to some chromosome that expresses endless want, a want so great that we reach, and […]