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“Holding on to resentment is like eating poison and expecting the other person to die”. John Harradine. Resentment itself is poison, and it doesn’t poison anyone but the holder of that resentment. It drains and angers you and has no impact on the person or things...

WHY IS THE HOLIDAY SEASON SO HARD? Why is the Christmas season particularly harder than most? For most people, Christmas is a very happy time of the year.  However, for some it can be a sad and lonely time, even a time of crisis. Christmas is a time...

Celebrating Life…This is My Story of Hope Jennifer’s Story I celebrated my 40th birthday this year and it's been two years since I've been a patient at South Pacific Private. I'm proud to say that since that time I haven’t touched alcohol or any illicit substance. I was...

Today I am grateful for…the art of practicing gratitude (and why we do it) "Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all...

My Journey with South Pacific Private Marc Richardson, Psychologist, C&M Psych Solutions My journey with SPP began as an inpatient participating in the changes program in 1999. We were advised to read Facing Codependence (Pia Melody) prior to attending the program. Within the first ten pages of...