“There is a switch inside many people set at ‘I can’t.’ When it flips over to ‘I can’ for one thing, it doesn’t stop there.” James Fell, from his 2019 book “The Holy Sh!t Moment: How lasting change can happen in an instant.” (Click photo for more information) Have you experienced a life-changing moment in … More Recovery and the “I Can’t” Switch
The British Psychological Societies Research Digest reported on a 15 week study of 377 adults that looked into which specific behaviors helped change to stick. Perhaps you, or someone you know wants to make changes to their drinking, substance use, smoking or overeating to cope with stress, isolating themselves rather than being with people, or … More Habit Change and Lasting Recovery
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According to a study of 40,000 Americans, it turns out that nearly half of those who experience an addiction find a way to change, without treatment. According to the Recovery Research Institute: 9.1% American adults have resolved a significant alcohol or other drug problem 51% reported alcohol as their primary problem 11% cannabis 10% stimulants … More Not Everyone Needs Treatment for Their Addiction
For article, “In Recovery, What You Want to Stop is Not Really Important,” click on photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. … More Recovery is Opening Up to Life
This was not a fun article to write for me. I had to face my own tendency to take the safe route, to allow emotional triggers to ruin my day (and sometimes my week), and avoid the boring routines that add up to improved well-being. We all do it, I know. But that’s an easy … More Five Things that You Hate, but Need in Your Recovery… Right Now
For article, “When You Step Out of Your Comfort Zone, You Will Feel Anxious. But Do it Anyway,” Click on the photo. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if … More Does Being Wasted Mean that Your Life Wasted?