One of the guiding principles in a 12-Step program of recovery is working with others. People who have been blessed with the gift of recovery from an addiction frequently make it a priority to try to give back. This can be through leading group meetings, helping out with meeting logistics or working with another addict.

Have you ever had the pleasure of knowing someone with a seasoned academic past who thinks he’s learned everything there is to know through formal education? On paper, he may seem like the perfect candidate for a position, but for some reason he never truly excels. He may have a hard time with his career

Richard was a superstar when it came to his work. He always outperformed expectations. He met his deadlines and crushed quotas, and everyone knew him as a top performer. Richard was the ideal candidate to run a one-person business. Richard’s problem was that he wasn’t a one-man business. He worked for a company much larger

I was settled on my flight, and we were preparing for takeoff. I had an aisle seat and noticed an adorable toddler in the seat in front and across from me. Shortly after takeoff, I was slapped in the face with an aroma that was undoubtedly the smell of a dirty diaper. This child with

There sat Kyle as a teenager. He was athletic, good-looking and fun to be around. He also made very poor grades, got into trouble and was unreliable. It sounds like the beginning of a story of disappointment and frustration that most people roll their eyes at. The reason it’s frustrating is that we all probably

After a warm introduction, the pastor stepped to the stage. He was overcome with emotion because he knew this was his last time addressing our congregation. It had been several years since he first started pastoring at our church and was on his way to another state to start his own church. Before he started

Less than one week removed from being part of a team that hosted a hugely successful new event, Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare, my focus is right where most people would expect it to be… the injustice of Major League Baseball’s All Star voting system! While that may sound a bit sarcastic, this is a very

After a brief layover, I boarded my flight for my final destination. I was flying an airline that assigns your seat beforehand. They had announced multiple times before the flight that every seat was sold and that luggage space for carry-on items was limited. As I approached my assigned aisle seat, I noticed that the

It’s NBA Finals time, in case you didn’t know. I’m a huge sports fan, and even though my team—the Memphis Grizzlies—has been eliminated, I’m still fully engaged. One of the fascinating things about the NBA and sports is how much strategy and planning is involved. The end goal is always to win, but the way

Groundbreaking Journalist and Bestselling Author Provides Opening Keynote Presentation at Moments of Change West Palm Beach, Florida, September 29, 2014 – Foundations Recovery Network, an innovative behavioral health treatment provider, is proud to announce the start of its 40th national conference by hosting the groundbreaking journalist and bestselling author Glenn Greenwald as a featured keynote

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