Count your blessings

“Ah, poor me”, we sometimes say, “I have to work so hard” “I have so much stress” “If only my problem with money would get better, then I would be content{“, “ I just don’t understand my spouse”, “Why can’t my family have fewer troubles”. This attitude of self pity is as ancient as […]

By |December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powerlessness

My most difficult challenge in life is accepting my powerlessness in my life and in the lives of those I care for. I like to think that good things happen to good people, she will love me forever, if I work out enough I’ll always be healthy, if I work hard enough I’ll always […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Non Addictive Pot

Addiction to anything that is harmful to your health, spirit, thinking and your family is something we must all be aware of. The obvious addictions are to Alcohol, drugs, Cigarettes, food, Gambling, sex; the list goes on. I want to say a few words about “Non addictive Marijuana”.

I was addicted to smoking Pot every […]

By |August 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Addict next door

I wrote this article 2 years ago and it is more relevant today than when I first wrote it.

I was recently a guest on The Dr. Oz Show to talk about the tsunami of opioid and heroin abuse happening in America. It was a factual account of the broad overview of this situation. However, what I […]

By |August 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intervention bullet points

“We can’t go back and make a brand new start
But we can start right now and make a brand new ending.”
 
I am not here to fix you. I’m here to help you.
I am here to give you and myself some hope that things can change.
I am not here to be right and to prove […]

By |August 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The art of waiting

The people who are most successful at living and loving are those who can learn to wait successfully. Not many people enjoy waiting or learning patience. Yet, waiting can be a powerful tool that will help us accomplish much good.

We cannot always have what we want when we want it. For different reasons, what […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Family – addiction

In many cases the addict is the first family member to seek treatment. Other family members become involved in order to help the addict get clean & sober. Many family members refuse to consider the fact that they also have a problem that requires specialized treatment. These family members tend to deny their […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opioid Crisis

I wrote this piece over 3 years ago and the Tsunami of Heroin/Opioid addiction has grown ten fold.

I recently had the privilege of being on the Dr. Oz show to talk about the abuse of prescription opioids and how they can potentially lead to Heroin addiction. It was a short interview segment which allowed […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seeking comfortability

 

I always had this idea that happiness and success was the result of living a comfortable life. Having a comfortable life meant you were a winner and if you didn’t have that you were a loser. I don’t know where I got this idea from, certainly not my parents. My Father worked in a […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Self is the center of addiction

 

For hundreds of years people believed that the Earth was at the center of our solar system with the Sun and the other planets revolving around the Earth. The person in active addiction lives with the same belief in that everything and everybody revolves around them. The problem is that no one understands them […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments