Creativity is not just for artists. If you are in recovery, you need to be more creative. And hint: it’s not about art. ___ Creativity has much to teach us about recovery. As a writer, the ideas are not flowing these days. This time last year, I had more ideas than hours in the day. … More What Creativity Can Teach Us About Recovery
There is wisdom in the art of almost-studying, and you can apply it to almost anything that you do. ___ Three words that create stress, fear and a monstrous amount of avoidance: High School exams. My 16-year-old is deep in the middle of studying for his exams. Honestly, he is a master in the art … More Zen and the Art of Almost Studying
Recovery is not about how much you know, it is about finding yourself again. ___ Headlines are exploding. Britain is leaving the European Union. (I had to be educated about this Brexit means Britain-Exit) There is a gun control sit-in happening in Washington. Bathrooms are a war zone. Guns seem to be everywhere. Should you be concerned? … More Recovery, Brexit and Finding Yourself
Want to see your future? What you see may shock you. ___ Imagine that you could glimpse into your future. Would it change you? Some people imagine that a vision of the future would change them: To see yourself in your successes, your loneliness, your struggles. We live life on cruise control Life is every … More Use the Future to Create a Better Life for Yourself: The Ebenezer Effect
Why do people pick their noses? ___ Someone close to me is a raving nose picker. Yup, third-knuckle into the nose. And he loves it. He’s been embarrassed by his soccer team and called out about the behavior. But he keeps doing it. So it struck me that nose picking must be important to him for several … More 10 Reasons Why Some People Love To Be Nose Pickers
9 Signs you may be addicted to change and what you can do about it ___ This post is difficult. You may wonder if I feel hopeless. I don’t. Why is it difficult? Because no matter which way I come at it, changing myself is hard and sometimes it feels impossible. Change is hard. Keeping … More Are You Addicted to Change?
Dads are special because of who they are. ___ A father is something special. Don’t get me wrong, mothers are irreplaceable; mothers are awesome. Mothers may do many of the things on this list, but dads are awesome because of who they are. 23 Awesome things about dads 1.They teach you how to do things. … More 24 Awesome Things About Dads