When Hidden Grief Gets Triggered During COVID-19 Confinement

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Posted: April 10th, 2020
How to Use These Days to Heal Old Wounds Rather than Reenact Them By Dr. Tian Dayton, Meadows Senior Fellow, Clinical psychologist, psychodramatist, author Our sense of loss during the current COVID...
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A Day at a Time: How to Apply 12-Step Principles During COVID-19 Times

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Posted: March 30th, 2020
By Dr. Tian Dayton, Meadows Senior Fellow, Clinical psychologist, psychodramatist, author Messages in a Bottle We are not strangers to unusual challenges in the addictions world. We have lived wit...
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Maintaining Your Emotional Immunity During COVID-19: How to Create a Sense of Calm in Uncertain Times

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Posted: March 17th, 2020
By Dr. Tian Dayton, Meadows Senior Fellow, Clinical psychologist, psychodramatist, author Uncertainty is one of our most difficult feelings to manage. We humans like to wrap our minds around things...
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Why Loving What You Have Can Feel Scary for Those Who’ve Had Adverse Childhood Experiences

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Posted: January 2nd, 2020
By Senior Fellow Tian Dayton, PhD, TEP To ring in the New Year, I could quote statistics of how certain feelings benefit your cholesterol levels and pump up your immune system and extend your life b...
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The Many Faces of Grief

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Posted: December 5th, 2019
By Senior Fellow Tian Dayton, PhD, TEP “…Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding…. And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your lif...
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How Psychodrama Heals Trauma

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Posted: September 24th, 2019
By Dr. Tian Dayton, Meadows Senior Fellow The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, touted by Oprah Winfrey as one of the most important studies of our time, has successfully made the connectio...
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ACoA’s and Children of Trauma: 7 Things You Can Be Grateful For

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Posted: April 12th, 2019
How many times have I heard people share that they “do not regret the past”? “Whatever brought me into recovery,” says Sharon M., “has helped me to make such positive life changes that I t...
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The Best Bets on Breakfast

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Posted: February 28th, 2019
Breakfast – it’s probably the most debated meal of the day. What to have, whether to have it and the best options for a healthy weight and longevity. Perhaps the reason the debate continues is t...
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Growing Up in the Shadow of Addiction

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Posted: February 11th, 2019
Children who grow up with addiction and the relational trauma that surrounds it can carry the imprint of that pain for the rest of their lives. And as adult children of alcoholics (ACoA), we can be...
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Laughter: Why It’s So Important

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Posted: January 15th, 2019
Why do we need to laugh? And what can laughter do for us that nothing else can? Well for starters, laughter is a complex brain/body catharsis, if you will, that is cleansing and enlivening mentally...
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