Trust the Process: Trusting Your Self, God and the Recovery Process  What exactly does trust the process mean? There are many definitions and examples. Non-attachment. Turning it over. That it is about the journey and not the destination. That we are not alone. That we are supported every step...

The Science of Shamanism: How to Recover from Addictions, Codependency and other Dis-eases of the Mind-Body-Soul-Spirit As people seek alternatives to mainstream medicine, the word Shaman and Shamanism have come more into the mainstream. There is a science of Shamanism. These once obscure terms reserved for...

Understanding the Prayer Bundle The photo is of a prayer bundle that Dean made to offer to the ocean where he spent his summers growing up on the New Jersey Shore. This spiritual practice comes from the Andean wisdom keepers, including the pre-Incan indigenous people called...

Paradigm Attachment Disorder for Addiction RecoveryDid you know that according the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), that half the population has some mental illness? It’s true! We are a culture suffering from all sorts of disorders that include such psychiatric...

Co-Creating your Destiny You are creating your reality, whether you know it or not. That we are all co-creators of our own lives is a truth that speaks to the very fabric of our existence and the Laws of the Universe as the new quantum sciences are...

How to Live in Love Those of us committed to our spiritual journeys and conscious awakening quite often hear and say “choose love, not fear”. The message is so clear; the vibration, resonance and energy of love is vital for our survival. We cannot continue to...

Overcoming Limiting Beliefs and Facing the Obstacle of Addiction   Importance of Overcoming Limiting Beliefs: There is a wonderful teaching story that when Christopher Columbus first came to the Americas, the native people could not see his ships on the horizon coming towards their shore. However, the shaman did notice...

The Beauty of Nature Inspires Gratitude We are often so busy with our daily lives that many of us forget to give thanks for all the wisdom and beauty of nature. Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images that celebrate life —...