How to get out of hangover hell

Do you consider alcohol as your way to decompress from a long day at work? Perhaps, you use it to wind down and fall asleep easier. Of course, you need tools to help you manage the stress of life.  Yet, overindulgence can affect your work performance and other relationships in Continue Reading

Lady Gaga and taking care of your vision

The first person with blindness I ever met was Pat, my mother’s high school friend. She had Type II Diabetes and the illness had taken her vision. I learned from Pat how to pour a drink without it spilling over by keeping my clean finger at the rim. Because of Continue Reading

What do you remember Elvis for?

Were you alive the day the king died? In an instance, Elvis Presley’s life (b. Jan. 8, 1935-Aug. 16, 1977) became a flash of remorse of how he could have been a dignified man in his later years. He could have been except for the sordid illness of addiction stealing Continue Reading

What do you do to care for yourself?

I won’t ask you about your “triggers” or how you’re coping or what coping skills you’re using. I won’t ask you because I’ve heard feedback from people who have participated in treatment programs  how unhelpful those phrases are. The first time I heard this feedback it stirred up curiosity as Continue Reading

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