Recently I was teaching my son to drive. After two hours behind the wheel, I think he had a moment. He said that he’s so used to being in the back seat that it seems so easy. But when he got behind the wheel, he realized how it can feels so FAST! I’m not sure … More Are You a Backseat Driver in Your Own Life?
Your brain is not broken. Your addiction is not a disease. And yes, you can start your life over! ___ Last week I wrote a post “What if Addiction is Not a Disease and Your Brain is Not ‘Broken’?” If you have not had a chance to read this post, I suggest that you take … More 8 Ways to Unlearn Addiction and Build the Life You Want
I keep dragging around what’s bringing me down If I just let go, I’d be set free Holding on Why is everything so heavy? Linkin Park, “Heavy.” For article, “What if Addiction is Not a Disease and Your Brain is Not ‘Broken’?”
What have you learned about letting go of dreams that once seemed so important to you? For article, “Let Go of Your Dreams and Bring on the Party!” click on photo
You may not know his name. I didn’t, until I saw his youtube video about addiction, “Everything you think you knew about addiction is wrong.” If you have not watched it, it is worth the 15 minutes. Johann Hari describes addiction and how relationships and feeling like you matter to other people will support and … More What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari
It’s a good thing to hold onto your dreams. But sometimes we have to let them go. Letting go of our dreams can be one of the toughest things to do. But letting go can also be the path to discovering that the life we have is exactly the life that we most needed. In … More Let Go of Your Dreams and Bring on the Party!
Unworthiness can become both a castle and a prison. The high walls will keep you safe, but they will also keep you inside. For article, “Your Feeling of Unworthiness is Undermining Your Happiness,” click on photo. Photo courtesy of jjfirefox
“You can’t beat addiction out of somebody,” he said. “You can’t yell loud enough to get them to stop. When I was in active addiction, nobody hated me more than me. I despised myself, couldn’t look in the mirror and wanted to die almost every day.” For guest article, “Tough Love Doesn’t Work: A New … More This is Why Tough Love Won’t Work
Last week I had the privilege of being interviewed for the podcast, “Be a King” by Ryan Hall. Ryan is a Creativity Coach, an author and a guy who is doing what he can to make the world a better place. Ryan is also a colleague of mine and he writes for the Good Men … More My Interview for the “Be a King” Podcast
Life can be difficult and at times it may be devastating. We may try to overcome all of our circumstances, emotions and challenges but sometimes the best thing we can do is admit that life is not the same as it was before. For the four responses to our most difficult experiences… and the single … More Admitting that Life Has Changed will Change You!