Dancing With Fear

Dancing With Fear

So many of my benzo withdrawal symptoms were torturous, but man, fear was one of the worst. I dreaded waking up to it every morning. I’d come into consciousness and feel somewhat normal for about thirty seconds or so, and then BAM! fear washed over me. (It was...
Three Visits. This Time, HEALED!

Three Visits. This Time, HEALED!

Three years into my recovery from benzo withdrawal (June 2014), I experienced a setback brought on by plowing back into life too quickly. I had taken on the responsibility of teaching a class at Stanford University on the neuroscience of creativity; it was too much...