How Doing Nothing On Purpose will Help Your Recovery and Mental Health… But at First It Will Drive You CRAZY!

I confess, I love my unproductive time. If fact, if I am busy, busy, busy… I am not only less productive but also unhappy. I crave unstructured time where my mind can wander. But sometimes it can feel excruciating and I want to escape with a little (mindless) surfing. It’s a bit of a love-hate … More How Doing Nothing On Purpose will Help Your Recovery and Mental Health… But at First It Will Drive You CRAZY!

Recovery and How Each Day is a New Beginning

“In the beginners’ mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.” S. Suzuki Recovery is beginning. Again. Again. Again. Again. Again. In our world, if you repeat yourself, people think you are strange. Repeat yourself. Beginning again, repeating something, feels foolish. People look at you funny when you need to … More Recovery and How Each Day is a New Beginning

What Can You Do When All that You Have Left is Brokenness?

Sometimes miracles happen. Perfect days. Amazing experiences. Healing. But then you are left with a basket of broken fish. Broken fish? There is a story in the New Testament where Jesus performs a miracle to feed a large crowd. I don’t often write about the bible or specifically about Jesus. If you are not religious, … More What Can You Do When All that You Have Left is Brokenness?