Why a post about how to supercharge your circadian rhythms? The fact is that for a lot of us our bodies and our brains have a hard time adapting to modern life and the result is poor quality sleep, daytime fatigue, and, for some, depression. What Are Circadian Rhythms? Circadian rhythms are what allow your body to go from vigorous ... Read More
What Is Emotional Health And How Does It Relate To Mental Illness?
The term "mental health" is, more often than not, used within the context of discussing mental illness rather than mental wellness . Wit...
Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening
It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with a pushchair, but the pa
Read the bill: GOP proposal for replacing Obamacare
This is House Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. They released the proposal Monday. It would roll back Obamacare's extensive system for providing health insurance to millions of Americans, eliminate in 2020 the federal aid that has allowed 31 states to expand their Medicaid programs to millions of previously uninsured poor people, and restructure the tax subsidies that help Americans who don’t get coverage through an employer to buy health plans.
Beyond the Miracle, July 2017
It's monsoon season in Tucson - be sure to check out the Serenity Cam to see some amazing sunrises and sunsets I've worked at Sierra Tucson for over 16 years and hearing from you never gets old. Your stories continue to remind me that life doesn't stop delivering its trials and tribulations; it is how you choose to respond that matters most. I've found that those who do not take their recovery for granted have a more graceful approach to life; I believe their secret is "awe." They don't wait for yearly anniversaries to recognize accomplishments; they choose to live in awe by embracing the miracles of the moment. Many years ago, I shared my experience in "Beyond the Miracle" of how a little girl I encountered embraced the miracle of the moment:…