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

When Your Mind is a War-Zone, You Become the Casualty

3 Ways that mindfulness can support your recovery from addiction and mental illness ___ Mindfulness. What comes to mind when you read the word mindfulness? For me, mindfulness brings up images of being on a sunny beach, a few puffy clouds in the sky, drenched in sun and sitting on a sandy beach. Maybe that’s … More When Your Mind is a War-Zone, You Become the Casualty

Healing is What Happens When You Really Just Want a Cure

Have you ever asked yourself “Why does healing take so long?” ___ How healthy is your relationship with your memories, thoughts, history and your pain? When I was in my deepest depression, I lost myself in an unhealthy way. I was buried inside of my pain. I badly wanted the pain to end, but I … More Healing is What Happens When You Really Just Want a Cure

Sometimes the Greatest Moments of Your Life Come Unannounced?

For article, “When Life Becomes Difficult, Maybe it’s Time to Get off the Bus?” click on the photo above. 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 you want to … More Sometimes the Greatest Moments of Your Life Come Unannounced?

Recovery and How to Find Your Personal Fortress of Solitude

For article, “When Life Becomes Difficult, Maybe it’s Time to Get off the Bus?” click on the photo above. 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 you want to … More Recovery and How to Find Your Personal Fortress of Solitude

Need a Break? Here are 3 Ways to Get off the Treadmill

For article, “When Life Becomes Difficult, Maybe it’s Time to Get off the Bus?” click on the photo above. 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 you want to … More Need a Break? Here are 3 Ways to Get off the Treadmill