P-Rae Jackson – Recovery at 15

By marilynldavis

By: Penelope, P-Rae Jackson   It Could Have Been   I had nothing to offer anybody, except my own confusion – Jack Kerouac So, there I am, sitting in the recliner at my therapist’s office. He smiles. “What do we say when we meet new people, Penelope?” “Welcome to the shit show,” I reply. “He…

Addiction, Recovery, and the Pursuit of Purpose

By marilynldavis

Addiction and recovery have multiple definitions throughout the helping professions and self-help environments. However, the term addiction has always received a negative connotation, and as a result, those dealing with addiction have incorporated a negative view of themselves.