The Addicted Lawyer

The Addicted Lawyer …an Interview with Brian Cuban

An authority on male eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder, Brian Cuban is an author and sought-after public speaker. He’s in recovery from drug...

Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery

Rewired: A Bold New Approach To Addiction and Recovery (by Erica Spiegelman, 2015). Rewired is a new, breakthrough approach to fighting addiction and self-damaging behavior by...


Most of us are familiar with the 12 Step Program.  It’s the bedrock of all the ‘Anonymous’ programs, beginning with Alcoholics in the 1930s...

Recent Advances in Opioid Deterrence

The science of pain is intriguing.  It wasn’t all that long ago that a shot of whiskey was the pain reliever of choice.  Modern...
Taking Responsibility for Addiction

Taking Responsibility for Addiction

I recently got into a conversation about the opioid epidemic with my sister who is a doctor and an OBGYN, and gave birth this...
Forgivness is the Best Medicine

Forgiveness is the Best Medicine

Resentment is an emotional cancer.  It forms deep inside and eats you alive with overwhelming anger and disgust.  It can arise from anything, like...

Addicted Babies…The Silent Consequence of Addiction

As an OBGYN, on most days I have the best job in the world, sharing good news with parents to-be, playing my humble role...
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As a person who’s struggled with addiction, I’ve often thought about what went wrong, and what my friends and family might have done to...
Goat Yoga

Yes, There Is Something Called Goat Yoga

You’ve heard of downward dog, but have you heard of goats climbing on you when you’re in the pose? Lainey Morse’s Albany Farm, which is...
Recovery is for the Birds

Recovery is for the Birds

I loved birds as a kid, but never really knew why.  I could sit for hours watching seagulls dip, dive, swerve and kerplunk in...

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