Recovery from addictive behaviors is a process. For family members it can be hard to watch because they understand so little about what is happening. The easiest thing many of them do is assume the role of “the enforcer” or “the watchdog.” thinking that by doing this they are helping the person who is suffering from drugs, alcohol, gambling or even eating disorder behavior.
I am Habit
It is mighty hard to shake me, in my brawny arms I take thee, I can either make or brake thee – I am Habit
By Lori Hanson We’re all looking for something. All searching for the missing link, the right puzzle piece, that one piece of information that when we find it will give us a quantum leap in life. Many people probably won’t admit it out loud, but I think everyone is searching for something. The internet significantly […]
By Lori Hanson This week I’m joining with Writers in Treatment to sponsor the film Sid & Nancy at the Silent Movie Theater on Fairfax in LA. Writers in Treatment a non-profie organization is presenting eight classic films on addiction every Tuesday. The program started with the first Tuesday in April and continues through May. Directors, writers […]
I’ve had a very busy few weeks and finally have some time today to be more reflective. Typically when we don’t take time to tune in and stay conscious it’s easy to fall back in to bad habits which can lead to negative thinking. But it really is all about choice.