Healing

Book Review: My Fair Junkie by Amy Dresner

Book Review: My Fair Junkie by Amy Dresner

Amy Dresner has no filters in My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean. Instead, she ruthlessly spills her experiences with drug and sex addiction and the developmental challenges that come with (and often undermine) the two, onto the page. Having no filters provides for a wild ride!

“We have a Mind that is Trying to Kill Us”

“We have a Mind that is Trying to Kill Us”

My counselor in drug rehab always said, “We have a mind that is trying to kill us.” I never knew what he meant, until I dug deeper…

Using Dreams (In Addiction Recovery)

Using Dreams (In Addiction Recovery)

We as dreamers are the only ones who can make the final call about what our dreams mean to us. If we pay attention we can gain a better understanding about our self, our relationship to our past drug of choice and our addiction recovery.

Is Addiction Really a Disease?

Is Addiction Really a Disease?

Here’s an overview of Dr. Kevin McCauley’s lecture, “Is Addiction Really a Disease?” His lecture saved my life and is vital for those in recovery, seeking recovery, or for those who wish to have a deeper understanding of addiction and the brain.

Breathwork for Recovery and Emotional Healing

Breathwork for Recovery and Emotional Healing

Here’s a story about a transformative breathwork experience I had while in rehab. It facilitates ‘access’ to the spiritual and emotional realms. Whether you’re in recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol or not, I believe this type of meditation can be extremely healing.