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Feb 18, 2020 - blog

Stigma & Recovery

As I make my way to work my route takes me past a coffee shop titled, Coffee Addicts. I feel quite perplexed by this. I check in with myself, ‘Does...

Feb 13, 2020 - blog

Why Do People Say There is Something Wrong With You If You Love and Care for an Addict?

If my beloved wife of twelve years received a cancer diagnosis and we had two kids under the age of seven, would anyone label or judge me for doing...

Feb 11, 2020 - blog

Loving an Addict

“I came here to drink myself to death” - Ben Sanderson “How long will it take you?” - Sera “I’d say about three to four weeks” - Ben Sanderson...

Feb 8, 2020 - blog

Unprecedented Grief

Following the events of August 31st, 1997, the world witnessed an event which marked a new era in mass media coverage thus leading to an outpouring...

Feb 6, 2020 - blog

The Importance of Embracing Grief

Throughout our lives, we will be called upon again and again to let go of those we love. This “letting go” may take place in several contexts and for...

Feb 4, 2020 - blog

The Tangle of Grief

My little brown dog died last month. His name was Charley, and he had walked beside me for nearly 11 years with a boundless energy and devotion. Over...

Jan 31, 2020 - blog

The Power of Letting Go

Whether or not you are spiritually minded, it is worth taking some time to hear some of the Buddha’s teachings. Spirituality is often sold in neat...

Jan 29, 2020 - blog

Letting Go: Despair is the Soil Where New Hope is Planted

During a parent meeting some years ago we were discussing the skill of active listening. Some call it reflective listening or deep listening, but...

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