“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.” Dave Barry, nationally syndicated columnist I don’t do New Years resolutions. If I need some resolution, it’s probably not on January 1st. Instead, I use the first few weeks of the new year … More Can You Buy Yourself 3 Dollars Worth of Honesty?
Hitting “Rock Bottom” may end up being the worst thing that could ever happen to you ___ You have lost it all. You are in a crack house, alone. Needles. Hookers. No food. Shit everywhere. Rock bottom will only set us up for more failure, rather than leaving in tact the hope, energy and support … More One of the Worst Myths of Recovery is that You Need to Hit “Rock Bottom” Before You are Ready to Change
Your Disaster May Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened to You ______ A few weeks ago, I shared how I damaged my trailer while on vacation in a post Don’t Let Disaster Ruin Your Vacation. If you have not read it, you may want to because you will learn from my vacation disaster. Since … More It’s Time to Celebrate Your Disasters!
This is one of the most difficult posts I have ever written. ___ Imagine a magic trick where you are the one to disappear. Someone else is left holding the rabbit, but the rabbit has fangs. The trick? It is a great one called Avoidance. Addiction is like a magic trick: It is a mystery that … More Addiction: Avoidance and Your Fanged Rabbit
I love my kids, but sometimes I can’t stand them. Some people are unable to have children and here I am whining about my frustrations about my kids? Yes, I am. Sometimes love means that we get really frustrated with each other, but that doesn’t mean we are quitting. I love being a dad and … More I Love my Kids, but Sometimes I Can’t Stand Them