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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 […]

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 […]

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating: Controlling the Binge

by Mayah Taylor, MA When we talk about binge eating, a key characteristic is frequently eating large quantities of food and feeling unable to stop eating. Other characteristics of binge eating are the sense of lack of control over eating during a binge episode, eating even when not full or hungry, and eating rapidly during […]

adinasilvestri.com quote of the day It's temporary

11-13-17 Quote of the day: It’s temporary.

Every situation in life is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that it will not last forever and better days are on the way.

The Angry Wife

Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Wife

The Angry Wife: Coping with Anger by Mayah Taylor, MA, QMHP Anger is not limited to just one gender nor is it limited to only males. Females express their anger in different ways too. They also experience anger differently than males do. In her article, Anger Across the Gender Divide, Melissa Dittmann discusses a research […]

adinasilvestri.com quote of the day to the outsiders

10-15-17 Quote of the day: to the outsiders.

I like messy people.  People who don’t fit in a box or stay between the lines. But who’s integrity is greater than any rule book and who’s loyalty is stronger than blood.

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10-11-17 Quote of the day: Your People, Your Soul.

Your soul is attracted to people the same way flowers are attracted to the sun. Surround yourself only with those who want to see you grow. -pavava