Stop Blaming Trauma for Your Addictions

Tanya & Lance discuss how trauma can be a common denominator among those who are challenged with addictions. Alcohol and drugs (any substance/activity addiction) are the symptoms. What causes...

Unconditional Acceptance is KEY for Recovery from Addictions

It’s still a daily ‘to do’ for me to reach a state of acceptability when it comes to the Unconditional Acceptance of myself, others. and life. We’ll uncover some strategies that continue to help me ACCEPT life, myself, and others –...

Addiction Recovery & the Book of Excuses

The Stages of Change was introduced to me when I became a facilitator with SMART (self management and recovery training). It was definitely a tool that helped me to recognize my pattern of “relapsing” into my addictions, and helped me stop using excuses to...