Recovery and Learning to Respect Your Limits, Part 2

10 Ways to understand your personal recovery ‘sweet spot’ ___ “Improve a little each day. It compounds. When 1% compounds every day, it doubles every 72 days, not every 100 days. Compounding tiny excellence is what creates big excellence.” James Altucher As I wrote in the first part of this series, recovery is about learning how … More Recovery and Learning to Respect Your Limits, Part 2

Recovery and Learning to Respect Your Limits, Part 1

How Knowing Your Limits Will Improve Your Life ___ The messages that we hear about our limits are confusing. Just read the two quotes below and you will see what I mean: Surrender to your limits. Peter Scazzero Whatever doesn’t kill me… had better start running Recovery is about learning how to accept your limits … More Recovery and Learning to Respect Your Limits, Part 1

5 Ways to Have a Positive Recovery Mindset in 2017

Working on your mindset IS your recovery. As you think, you will be. ___ There is an automatic assumptions that negative is realistic and positive is unrealistic. Susan Jeffers Negativity. It’s not a fun topic. Negativity is something that a lot of us think about. A negative mindset can shoot holes in your recovery. The … More 5 Ways to Have a Positive Recovery Mindset in 2017

Boredom will Kill Your Recovery, or it May Just Save it!

Normal has Many Gifts that will Energize Your Recovery. ___ Anything can become normal. “The Scorch Trials,” by James Dashner What is “normal?” Normal means that which is ordinary, expected or typical. The trouble with normal is that it is not very exciting and it can dull your senses. Normal can put you to sleep … More Boredom will Kill Your Recovery, or it May Just Save it!

Your Recovery Wants to be Fantastic. Are You Ready for it?

7 Ways to prepare yourself for a fantastic recovery, healing, and growth. ___ Are you ready for today? One of your most important goals is to learn to be ready. Being ready is powerful and it can change your life. Readiness is important because you have a storm awaiting you as soon as you set … More Your Recovery Wants to be Fantastic. Are You Ready for it?

Perhaps this is One of the Most Radical Words of Your Recovery

Perhaps Today Will Be Better? ___ Perhaps is a word of change. It is a word that is both uncertainty and possibility all wrapped in one. It believes in spontaneity, chance, and wonder. It is playful. It gives flexibility to our thinking and an openness to new things. Perhaps today will be better. Perhaps is not … More Perhaps this is One of the Most Radical Words of Your Recovery