A NAMI Parent’s Essay

Letting Go I had a lovely conversation with my daughter as I drove her to the Speedway gas station to get a vape refill, then to a friend’s house where she had left her bike the night before, because we didn’t want her riding it at night, especially stoned, which happens often these days. ThisContinue reading A NAMI Parent’s Essay

Book Review – The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

By William Polkowski “All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits,” William James wrote. “Ninety-nine percent of human activity is done out of mere habit.” Charles Duhigg, a graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Business School and winner of numerous awards ­ among them, awards fromContinue reading Book Review – The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

Therapeutic Writing: Using the Power of Storytelling to Practice Mindfulness, Heal, and Recover Our Dreams

July 2019 By Madeline Strong Diehl Editor’s note: Madeline Strong Diehl is an award-winning poet and playwright who lives in Ann Arbor with her husband. Her therapeutic writing programs are designed as peer-to-peer workshops, integrating her knowledge and skills from more than three decades as an essayist and professional magazine writer and editor, along withContinue reading Therapeutic Writing: Using the Power of Storytelling to Practice Mindfulness, Heal, and Recover Our Dreams