Family Time Is Hard: A guide to staying sober during the holidays

Family Time Is Hard: A guide to staying sober during the holidays

Next to my place is a market filled with overpriced things like almond milk. And hummus. And Wine. It’s the kind of place you go in a hurry when you run out at the last moment. I shop here almost…

The best definition of addiction and recovery I’ve ever seen:

The best definition of addiction and recovery I’ve ever seen:

Addiction is the repetitive process of habitually satisfying cravings to avoid, change, or control the seemingly unbearable conditions of the present moment. This process of craving and indulgence provides short-term relief but causes long-term harm. It is almost always a…

STEPHEN LEVINE  July 17, 1937 – January 17, 2016

STEPHEN LEVINE July 17, 1937 – January 17, 2016

I first read A Gradual Awakening by Stephen Levine on a long flight.  Wherever I went it was long enough to consume his entire story in one sitting.  Soon after I found my way through everything he wrote. Years later…