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Saved from Addiction

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SAVED FROM ADDICTION, INC. Joseph A. Russo, M.D. CEO and Executive Medical Director Medical Director and Co-Founder of The Recovery Center of Westport Maud Purcell, MSW, LCSW, CEAP Chief Clinical Officer Founder and Executive Director of The Life Solution Center of Darien We live in a time in which addiction to opioids, alcohol and other substances… Read more »

Financial Sense Tips of The Trade

Getting organized and reducing financial stress from Financial Sense LLC, File – Simplify your filing system to ensure that you keep up with it! Create twelve folders for 2016, one for each month of the year. File all paid bills, financial statements, and credit card receipts together in the appropriate month’s folder for easy retrieval… Read more »

Multi-Dimensional Solutions to Life’s Problems

In my work as a Psychotherapist, I’m daily reminded that “life happens” to us all. Rather than looking at distress as pathology, however, at The Life Solution Center of Darien, we recognize that it is usually a normal reaction to life’s problems.. It’s what we do about those problems that makes the difference between health… Read more »

Make Change a Routine

Routine has countless benefits. Developing personal structure and organization is what helps many of us to become contented and successful. Stephen Covey, author of the ground-breaking book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, drives home to individuals and corporations the value of systematizing one’s calendar and one’s life. Establishing routine is valuable in many ways… Read more »

Your Adult Child: When Helping Isn’t Helpful

Recently Marilyn and Larry shuffled into my office following another sleepless night.  Their 35-year old daughter Maura had once again called asking for money.  This time Maura and her husband couldn’t make their mortgage payment.  Last time the call was because the young couple was short on cash following a costly trip to Aruba.  Marilyn… Read more »

Older, Working, and Happy

Are you bummed that due to economic woes you’ll have to work past your planned retirement age?  Whether you realize it or not this could be one of the biggest “gifts” you’ve ever been handed. The concept of retirement apparently originated with German Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck in 1883 at a time when Marxism was… Read more »

Business The Old Fashioned Way

The Human Side of Business Development   Whether I’m meeting with a patient or consulting with a company, I am regularly reminded of the difficult economic climate in which today’s entrepreneurs must operate.  Currently there are more entrepreneurs competing for less business.  Additionally, no matter what industry you’re in, there’s always someone out there who… Read more »