Words Escape

I don’t know how I can have so much to say and yet nothing at all at the same time. I shouldn’t be surprised. I have always been a walking contradiction. Right now… Continue reading

Relapse and Recovery

“Relapse is A Part of Recovery” I’ve said these words so many times when supporting other addicts, but believing it when it is myself is a lot harder than I realized. No, I… Continue reading

The Blues

Longest 41 days of my life. I have been so depressed and the cravings are almost unbearable. I am fighting myself every minute of every day. It is simply exhausting. Art therapy helps,… Continue reading

100 Mandalas Challenge Intro

Through art therapy I have discovered my love of mandalas. I stumbled upon an interesting challenge: Create 100 mandalas in 100 days. Below is a blurb about the instructions. Seems like a fun… Continue reading

30 Days and Counting

For some reason,that only my psyche knows for sure, up until yesterday I thought my “date” was July 25th. That’s the date I focused on and counted from for a whole month only… Continue reading

Art Therapy #3 (Favorite so far)

I love these adult coloring books. This one is hands down my favorite so far. It just seems so..whimsical. The best part of this therapy is that is is the gift that keeps… Continue reading

The Power of a Collage

I remember one of the first art projects I was taught as a child: collages. This week I went back to basics when I was having a really bad day. I wanted to… Continue reading

Art Therapy #2

Curtain Call: Chasing Ghosts

Never thought I would be in this place, it feels like someone else’s life I’m living. Since my OD I often say I feel like I am on the outside looking in. Almost… Continue reading

The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ August 23, 2015

Originally posted on shutupnsing:
The Great Escape? I read this heart-breaking letter-to-the-editor from a father who lost his daughter and “best friend” to heroin addiction back in April. I commented in this follow-up-article…