The meaning and myth of the Sunflower (and why it matters)

Sunflowers rock.   I think it’s awesome that when they’re “new” they stretch and re-position themselves to always face the sun;

NO magic bullets to fight addiction

I’m going to be on a Santa Fe radio station on Tuesday the 5th.  The host will ask me a

There may be nothing healthier you could do

My son and I were arguing about which device could take a better picture; either my Nikon D3300 or his

What does real recovery require?

Fighting substance abuse isn’t easy; many people have opinions towards substances and addicts, but few offer any real solutions.  One

sometimes, i just want to punch addicts in the face

As a drug and alcohol counselor, I’ve seen more than my fair share of addiction-related suffering.  While I’ve been very

Want a tool that you can use to improve your life?

I’ve written and published 4 books, but I can’t say that I’ve done a good job of promoting them.  Part

Stop looking at substance abuse through the lens of substances

More and more research is indicating that “recovery capital” is a predictor of someone completing a treatment program, whether inpatient

Thank you to Turning Point Recovery for a GREAT DAY!

Yesterday was one of the top 5 professional days I’ve had in my entire career!  I gave a presentation entitles,