What to Do in a World Gone Crazy: Note to Self

CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO SIERRA LEONE GIRL’S SHELTER (you don’t need to attend to donate–every penny goes to the girls) CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO THE ACLU My Sunday Morning-Busy: 1. Call my senators and congressman and tell them to end unAmerican attack on our Muslim brothers and sisters (check) 2. Make donation to […]

Beautiful Work in the UK National Health Services

  Edinburgh 13-14, February, London 17-18, February Real World ACT Workshop Applications in the NHS: Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Diabetes, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Youth Care Providers, Pediatric Nursing, Public Health, Child and Adolescent Psychology! Here is a story from my friend Jim Lemon, an NHS psychologist, who came to a Self-Care and Self-Compassion workshop about 1 […]

KINDNESS & SELF-CARE in the UK February 2017

Spend two days, deeply focused on self-care and self-compassion: Edinburgh, 13-14 February  London, 17-18 February reversing chronic ill health In both mental health and physical medicine the modern world is taking its toll and we need to find new ways to counteract these challenges. Healthcare increasingly faces a shift from treating acute illness to understanding and treating chronic illness. It is ironic […]

30 Years in Recovery

I could choose a lot of days over the course of my life that were turning points, but this particular day is big. Today, June the 1st, marks 30 years of continuous sobriety. The last day of May, 1985, I was 30 years old. I had lived off the grid since I moved from my parent’s […]

I Have Discovered America…Again!

Anyone who has been around me and allowed me to speak during the past several years knows that I have become increasingly interested in lifestyle changes to improve physical and psychological wellbeing. Exercise is an important piece of the puzzle. I have recently added running to my movement practice. And I have been trying out […]