Featured Articles and Journals: Recovery

May 29, 2016
Warning – I describe in some graphic detail the recuperation from a surgery.
Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Link
December 3, 2015
Seven years ago, I developed a mysterious chronic pain in my upper body that had me unable to type, hold a piece of paper, and relegated to the cool wooden floor of my girlfriend’s apartment for hours a day. I was 26, unable to work, and learning to...
Meditation Practice, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
June 11, 2015
Pain is tough, of course, but the thoughts and feelings of shame which pain can stir up are the real nightmare. In my own history and my private practice teaching adults with pain, feelings of shame are never far behind a chronic pain condition. In...
Meditation Practice, Nutrition & Body Wellness     Link
May 26, 2015
On a sunny Sunday morning last April, I woke up late, took a sip from the half-empty bottle of beer on my end table, and felt my pancreas explode.
Meditation Practice     Link
February 12, 2015
There’s a big fat hammer up above, beyond the blue in the sky,” he told me. “It’s just up there waitin’. One day, when you least expect it, that hammer comes streakin’ down on you like Big Pink’s fist. That’s the ultimate test for a boxer, for any...
Religion & Spirituality     Comment (4)     Link
January 7, 2015
My teeth clench. My muscles grow rigid. I brace myself as if for an oncoming attack.
Meditation Practice     Link
November 5, 2013
What follows is something I wrote this morning for myself to bring some context to this anniversary of my sobriety.  Afterwards I thought to post it here to give it at least some life outside of my brain and computer.  May this post and...
Nutrition & Body Wellness, Religion & Spirituality     Comment (2)     Link

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