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Somatic Experience and Addiction

Grateful to have been asked to speak at the McShin Foundation about Somatic Experience and Addiction. Within the image are a few takeaways from the presentation. These body symptom techniques help to “awaken” and restore one’s sense of safety. I hope to write more about Somatic Experience in the future.   If I could replace […]

Life Hacks for the Newly Sober

-Mayah Taylor, MA New Year. New Challenges. For those who are in recovery from addiction, the thought of new challenges to overcome may seem daunting. You may be wondering, “How am I ever going to stay sober?” We’re here to help! The journey of sobriety is not one you have to make alone. So to […]

New Year's Resolution

Life Hacks: What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

-Mayah Taylor, MA New Year’s Resolution As we begin the start of a new year, there’s a common question we ask ourselves or are asked by others. “What’s your  New Year’s resolution?” Another year brings a fresh, inspiring start to trying new things, exploring new places, and becoming a better you. A common thing we […]

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1-8-18 Quote of the day: Your year!

If you want this to be your year: Don’t sit on the couch and wait for it. Go out. Make a change. Smile more. Be excited.  Do new things. Throw away clutter. Unfollow negative people on social media.  Go to bed early. Wake up early.  Don’t gossip. Show more gratitude.  Do things that challenge you.  […]

Best of 2017 Blogs

The Best of 2017 Blogs

Before the year comes to a close, I’d like to take a short look at the best of 2017 blogs. As we go through the year’s best posts, we realize that what most people need are a strong foundation for recovery and a solid support system. Support can come from  your family, your friends, or […]

Handling Your Child's Drug Addiction Problem

Handling Your Child’s Drug Addiction Problem

I Believe My Child Has an Alcohol or Drug Addiction Problem, Now What? -Mayah Taylor, MA Addiction can be a terrible disease and such a hard one to break away from. It can be even more challenging when it hits home. For parents, discovering or just simply suspecting that your child may be addicted to […]