Overcome Your Addiction Mindfully (OYAM), an Overview

What if you could take control of your addiction, instead of it controlling you? With Mindfulness-based relapse prevention techniques, you can learn the skills needed to overcome your addiction and lead a more fulfilling life. In my online program, Overcome Your Addiction Mindfully (OYAM), you’ll learn the skills you need to live a sober lifestyle […]

Pregnancy & P|T|S|D

Drowning. That’s the word I was looking for. Drowning. I was drowning. I thought this to myself as my sobs slowed. I was sitting in my truck in the Walmart parking lot. My head was bent down and my seat pushed back so I was hidden from view. I sat there crying. My thoughts racing […]

Angels of Addicts

Angels of addicts 😢❤️ I’ll be making these ornaments as gifts for $50-$100 donations. Your donation (100% of it) will help an addict in need take a unique mindfulness based relapse prevention course, taught by someone who overcame their own meth and heroin addicton with mindfulness. Our current systems of treatment are failing our loved […]

How to Break Out of a Hysterical Episode

When people first begin to apply mindfulness practices to their life, they usually begin with small, easy steps. When they’re alone, in a quiet room, with very little distractions. This is ideal for the beginner because the mind has less of a hold on your attention and is easily coaxed into a calm state in […]


I have some pretty impressive cuts on my arm. I both love and fear them. I love them because they are a daily reminder of what I have overcome. However, they also uncomfortably attract the attention of lots of little kids who innocently ask “what happened to you, lyssa?” I usually say it was a […]