50 rays of light on addiction

April 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The devastating effects of process addiction can be as traumatic and destructive as substance abuse or alcoholism. Withdrawal and recovery from compulsive behaviours such as sex addiction, love addiction, anorexia or food addiction, and even financial debt, is in many cases, even more difficult than the excruciating withdrawal of breaking free of drugs or alcohol. Moreover, as process addiction is adopted in early life, [...]

In memory of Mary

December 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Honourable Mary Parkinson was a game changer. Determined to live up to her courtesy pre-nominal, Mary was devoted to the very difficult task of facing recovery from addiction, publicly, one day at a time. Although the final months of Mary’s life were blighted with an aggressive form of depression, which concluded in her heartbreakingly sad death, Mary’s life was [...]

50 rays of light on sex and love addiction…

September 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

Nothing is less sexy than sex and love addiction. At best I was hooked into self-destructive circles with unavailable partners or short-lived affairs. At rock bottom I was punching myself in the face and smacking my head against the wall. These days we live in a sex and love addicted society. Indulge in online casual dating and realize that everyone’s [...]

Podcast: Truly Me

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

This podcast is very special to me. It's a leading edge conversations between two human beings; all the more remarkable considering that: It's the first time Eleanor and I ever had a conversation We recorded it in one session taking less than 45 minutes We did it on Skype audio between London and Toronto After the recording Eleanor told me [...]

Sex and enlightenment

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

Dragon Kings Daughter: Adventures of Sex and Love Addict narrates a true story of how a spiritually focused process of recovery transformed suffering into happiness. Framed within the context of a Buddhist philosophy, it goes without saying therefore, that not only does the book articulate a 'spiritual awakening' it references 'sexual experience' too. It was interesting to discover that both subjects proved [...]

How I came to practise cold laser therapy

December 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

It was always my natural inclination to want to relieve suffering. As a child I aimed to become a doctor, but as a natural Humanities student I was deterred from a career in Western medicine. In the early ’90s I volunteered for the Terrence Higgins Trust and spent 5 years as a buddy at the height of the AIDS crisis in the [...]

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