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
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3 Reasons why you are ready for the next stage of your recovery… even if you don’t feel like it! ___ Do you remember the day when you passed your drives exam received your license? How did you feel? Excited and probably a little nervous. Finally you can drive on your own. You (finally) … More Successful Addiction Recovery Begins Before You Feel Ready
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If your life is full of yesterday’s energy then you have nothing left for today ___ Did you know that your brain likes to recycle? Your brain has a limited capacity, you can’t store everything up there. So your brain becomes selective in what it hangs onto. You and I remember the really important details … More Maybe it’s Time to Sell Your Memories?
Life can be difficult and it can wear us down. Recovering a sense of humor may be just the change we need. ___ Aches and pains greet me in the morning. Obsessive thoughts follow me throughout the day. My bathroom scale goes up and my bank account goes down. Life is serious and it can be hard to … More The 12 Steps of Taking Ourselves a Little Less Seriously
Blocked arteries are a real thing and I can eat a block of cheese. But writer’s block is a different being all together. I am reposting an earlier piece that I did as a way to have a follow up conversation about the topic of Writer’s Block. I came across a post in Facebook by … More REPOST: “Be the Bulb: The Writer You are Meant to Be”
A reader recently posted this question to me, “I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your thoughts prior to writing. I’ve had a hard time clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out. I truly do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes … More Be the Bulb: The Writer You are Meant to Be