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Prolonged drug use impairs judgment and the ability to focus for long periods of time. In my new book “Lifelong Sobriety” I provide short, precise and highly accessible chapters. Each chapter is designed to teach about or change a specific behavior.
The advice is relevant to the topic of each chapter and is the type of advice you would find in a recovery group. My book focuses on the recovering addicts emotional health which helps addicts find answers to their issues.
My love of writing and my fascination with addictive behavior and the recovery process led me to my chosen path... (more)
Dr. Mitchell Gibson is one of the world’s leading authorities on the interface of science and the frontiers of human consciousness. He is the best-selling author of Your Immortal Body of Light, Signs of Mental Illness, Signs of Psychic and Spiritual Ability, The Living Soul, Nine Insights For A Happy and Successful Life, and Ancient Teaching Stories. Dr. Gibson has been a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, Hollywood celebrities, professional athletes, A&E Network, NBC, ABC, and CBS regional affiliate television stations, newspapers, radio stations.
Has someone ever said or done something that made you feel bad? Well, unless you have pointy ears and your name is Spock, the answer is yes, you've had a negative emotional response to the words or actions of another. And if it was an intense reaction, you may have even felt like you'd been zapped with an emotional-chemical cocktail from the dark side, and before you even consciously realized it, you were giving someone a piece of your mind, or physically taking things into your own hands, or both—it was automatic.
Sure, there are plenty of reasons to get angry and do what needs done.... (more)
There are times when I think that I might accomplish great things were it not for him – Alan Handwerger, that is.
But you’re Alan Handwerger.
I’m not talking about that Alan Handwerger; the affable guy who has pledged to share with you the innermost workings of his heart and mind. I’m talking about the Alan Handwerger who haunts that Alan Handwerger, and sees to it that I never really, truly escape the confines of my box.
I’m talking about the Alan Handwerger who learned at his mother’s knee to be afraid of everything in the universe.
Well, most... (more)
A woman once proudly told me that she had overcome her assertiveness issues in group therapy. She spent five years in a group with a member who savaged her, put her down and berated her incessantly, until she learned to stand up and defend herself. It seemed inconceivable to me at the time that someone would need therapy for so long to get help. She must be a real head case, I recall thinking, rather uncharitably.
Little did I suspect then that I would one day exceed that woman's therapeutic tour of duty by a wide margin. It's been 13 and half years and counting. And, if you're wondering,... (more)
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