Emotional Sobriety

You can conquer others with power, but it takes true strength to conquer yourself. – Lao Tzu,  Philosopher I asked Dr. Jason Powers, our Chief Medical Officer  to help me write on this topic and here is what we came up with: There are actually two types of sobriety: physical and emotional.  Physical sobriety is…

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Two Sides of Addiction for Betty Ford and Amy Winehouse

In the last few weeks, two very famous and influential women passed: Betty Ford, wife of former President Gerald Ford and founder of the Betty Ford Center, and Amy Winehouse, an influential British singer known for her unique combination of soul, jazz, and R&B. These two women achieved fame and recognition in different arenas–Betty Ford…

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Cyber Bullying Leads to Depression

Today’s bullying has reached new levels. Gone are the days when things were dealt with face-to-face. Today’s bullies can simply take to Facebook to conduct their smear campaigns for the whole world to see and can even remain anonymous doing it. Also, because of the anonymity and lack of personal contact that the Internet affords,…

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