Author: Jimmy Cioe

Down the Road to September

You’ll see more reminders from me as we work our way toward Addiction Recovery Month. First and foremost; if you have never planned a Recovery Rally and want to bring one to your area-there are guides that walk you through step-by-step. (Here, Here and Here) If you have questions, call me and if I can’t answer them there are others around the state who will support your efforts. Remember to: Get us your event info as you pin those details down. Feel free to send the basics (date, location) for early posting-with a follow-up as your details are finalized. My...

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Prison Yoga & Meditation

Eddie LeShure told Dr. Sid Jordan a bit about what I do and Sid gave me a call and we had a long talk. At least that’s how I remember it. You may remember, Eddie is in Asheville, bringing Holistic into drug treatment and elsewhere, a vision I was blessed to enact and now witness growing here and elsewhere. Eddie is one of those guys bringing a lifetime of lived-experience, capable of a healing vision at this point. Sid is a long-time Psychologist with many years of interesting work in mental health/drug treatment-particularly in the Community Mental health system,...

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Addiction: Hidden in Plain Sight

The local ABC TV affiliate is sponsoring a Town Hall discussion in Cary. I’ll be there, joining ABC11 Eyewitness News as we explore and discuss tough questions during a special Town Hall, Addiction: Hidden in Plain Sight, May 17th at the Cary Arts Center. Register...

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I love Costco. Let me back up here. I hate shopping. I mean really hate shopping. After 15 minutes I get twitchy. Mildly anxious. I don’t know call it what you want some kind of somatic reaction. Which is not to say I love shopping at Costco but that I trust them. There was a business assessment article on them that confirmed previous information and my gut feelings from shopping there for years. They apply and live by ethical standards. You do know, the retail industry has spent mucho dineros to study and create every aspect of the shopping experience...

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