Succeeding With An Alternative Addiction Treatment

About Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

2507, 2018

Succeeding With An Alternative Addiction Treatment

Succeeding With An Alternative Addiction Treatment
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Traditionally, addiction treatment has been synonymous with 12-step recovery but what if it’s not working for you? Today there are many alternative treatment programs available with their own pros and cons. Let’s see what they offer and whether or not you should try them.
The Downside of 12-Step […]

2806, 2018

Mindfulness of the World Interdependence Day!

Mindfulness of the
World Interdependence Day!
A Reflection by: Dr. Manijeh Motaghy
If there isn’t a World Interdependence Day, there should be one! More and more, not only scientists
and philosophers but also those who practice the art of reflection are becoming aware of how
dependent we all are and everything in the world really is. Without something being there […]

806, 2018

Our Practice Makes Us Perfect

Won’t You Be Mine? Won’t You Be Mine? Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Mr Roger and Neighbor,

I was watching a video of Mr. Rogers from 1969 that someone posted on Facebook. Mr. Rogers was in front of the congress making a case for his television show to get approval for funding.  The congressman hearing his case […]

2305, 2018

Navigating The Emotions of a Mother

Navigating Emotions of a Mother
Self-Compassion Can Literally Save Your Life!
By: Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

May 17, 2018

This Mother’s Day was one of the most difficult occasions I’ve ever experienced. Most of you know that I lost my son less than a year ago. This was the first Mother’s Day without him. It was weird, somber.  I didn’t […]

301, 2018

Nudges on the Lake

Nudges on the Lake
By Joel McNenny, PC
I’ve always been a water person. My greatest memories of the joys of being alive center around lakes, rivers and oceans. I was one of those babies who learned to walk by diaper-floating. In my youth, waterskiing was the passion. My friends and I would go out after working […]

912, 2017

How To Deal with Failure in Business?

How to Deal With Failure in Business?
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Mindful Management Consultant
Published in Huffington Post on 12/11/17
Failure is in the eye of the beholder. To me if I have done my best, kept my integrity in check, considered all those who are impacted by my actions and not caused any harm on the […]

1710, 2017

Intro to Compassionate Grieving Course

1000: Kuroosh Compassionate
Recovery Program
1001: Intro to Compassionate Grieving Course
Intro to Compassionate Grieving Course is designed to begin to help ease the pain of families who are grieving for the loss of a loved one to addiction / alcoholism. This course will introduce an understanding of life/ death, the natural pains that accompany us, our desires […]

2809, 2017

MAPS II: Cultivating Self-Compassion, Thurs 11AM

102: MAPs II: Cultivating Self-Compassion

Many of us struggle with issues of self-judgment and self-criticism. People of all ages suffer from painful thoughts such as, “I’m not good enough,” “I messed that up again,” and “I hate my body.” Although these thoughts may feel overwhelming and intractabl, we can learn how to work with and lessen […]

205, 2017

Guest Blogger: Mindfulness & Weight Loss

Can Mindfulness Help With Weight Loss?

Nutrition, obesity, and all the issues they bring with them are big bugbears for modern societies. Our diets are worse than ever, and our physical health is suffering as a consequence. Parallelling this is a weight loss industry which has been accused of doing more to feather its own nest than to […]