As a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, feelings of remorse exist frequently in the wake of nostalgia. I'm told that, with time, nostalgia and remorse will undergo a kind of mitosis, and begin to occupy different spaces in my consciousness. Until then, they are forced to coexist, making Memory Lane feel more like an unlit back alley.
Certified mental health and addictions professional, journalist, and yoga instructor.
Carli is a certified mental health and addictions professional, journalist, and yoga instructor. Her work -- as well as her own personal struggles -- have landed her in Toronto, New York, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and now Nanaimo, B.C., where she lives with her partner, pets, and, on good days, a little peace of mind. <br> <br> Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications across Canada and the United States, ranging on subjects from drug addiction, alcoholism, advocacy, and alternative wellness.
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