Maintaining Emotional Sobriety During COVID-19

tian dayton PhD
Posted: May 28, 2020
Pre-Trauma Symptoms The uncertainty and unpredictability that are part and parcel of Covid-19 days, can place us under unusual stress which, over time can produce many of the same trauma symptoms as...
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A Day At a Time

tian dayton PhD
Posted: March 25, 2020
Messages in a bottle….. We are not strangers to unusual challenges in the addiction’s world. We have lived with chaos and unmanageability before and we have learned to use program principles to c...
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Maintaining Your Emotional Immunity During Covid-19

tian dayton PhD
Posted: March 16, 2020
Uncertainty is one of our most difficult feelings to manage. We humans like to wrap our minds around things, we like to know what’s going to happen. But do we? HHHmmm that’s the age old question....
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Love What You Have

tian dayton PhD
Posted: January 5, 2020
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 by 2.3 years. We could discuss that scienc...
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Spend Time Not Just Money

tian dayton PhD
Posted: January 1, 2020
There is no more precious gift to give our children, our partners and those we love than our time. If you look at the faces of kids who are spending time with their parents, there is a quiet kind o...
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When Having it All Isn’t Having it All

tian dayton PhD
Posted: December 15, 2019
Money is the genie in the bottle that we can turn into anything we want, it’s the Abra Cadabra of life, that magic elixir that can change everything overnight. Or is it? Social media has made us...
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The Many Faces of Grief

tian dayton PhD
Posted: December 5, 2019
“…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 life, your pain would not seem less wondrous th...
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Emotional Sobriety

tian dayton PhD
Posted: December 2, 2019
It’s dark because you are trying too hard.Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly c...
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The Grief of the Inner Child

tian dayton PhD
Posted: August 8, 2019
(partially excerpted from The Soulful Journey of Recovery Nov. 2019) One of the problematic issues for adult children is that some if not much of their mourning dates from a time and place in the...
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Allison Janney and Addiction Awareness

tian dayton PhD
Posted: May 18, 2019
Allison Janney and Bob Miller of Freedom Institute Freedom Institute of New York City honored  Emmy and Oscar wining actress Allison Janney, in recognition of her contributions in raising awareness...
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