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It's that time of year again, the temperature drops and the holiday pressures rise. We are thrilled to announce our December Tucson Canyon Ranch® recovery speaker, nationally acclaimed blogger and author, Dana Bowman. Check out this excerpt from her 2015 book, "Bottled...

Thrilled to introduce our upcoming Canyon Ranch® 12-Step speaker, Debra Kaplan, presenting in Tucson, AZ from August 23-25th, 2019. Debra is a licensed therapist, author and speaker specializing in issues of attachment, sex and love, money, work, and relational currenc...

June 11, 2019

Thrilled to announce our upcoming recovery speaker, national eating disorders specialist, Carolyn Ross, MD, MPH, who is joining us at Canyon Ranch® Tucson from June19-25th, 2019. Check out her article below, "Eating Disorders, Trauma, and PTSD" published last year with...

March 30, 2017

Growing up, I played house a lot. I had a doll house, a Barbie dream house, and a

kitchenette and cribs for my baby dolls in the basement.  The idea of home was so strong I didn’t always need these props: I played house with a blanket over a card table, a refrigerator b...

February 20, 2017

What is a Recovery Coach and how do they differ from a 12 step sponsor?

The first thing to understand is that a recovery coach is not affiliated with, or a representative of any 12 Step program. Coaches act as advocates for any and all programs, depending on the needs o...

December 30, 2016

The momentum of New Year’s resolutions is often short-lived. For most of us, intended and even initiated changes in life far outnumber sustained changes in life. Mark Twain's quote nails it: "Quitting smoking’s easy; I've done it hundreds of times."

Even though the Sere...

December 26, 2016

If you know Ed,* you know that his chatter can get louder around the holidays.

Remember: he may get noisier but that doesn’t mean that you have to waver in your recovery. You have a choice and you can choose recovery in each and every moment. And, in the end, it doesn’t...

November 30, 2016

Welcome to our first blog post! Holidays are upon us and from personal experience, I know how difficult it can be for many of us. I wanted to share with you an AA Grape Vine article that was given to me during my first year of sobriety; It was helpful to me then, and s...

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