Whoever said “Talk is cheap” must not have had a therapist. Therapy works, but it isn’t cheap. If talk is cheap, does that mean that silence is expensive? In my practice as an Addiction Therapist, I often tell clients that I get paid per question. Therapy isn’t really talk therapy, it’s more about the questions … More The Many Silences of Recovery
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!
Approval feels good, like eating ice cream or listening to pop music. But approval has a downside: it will make you dependent. Getting approval may feel good, but it will end up hurting you. Seeking approval from others means you trust them more than you trust yourself. In the end, the approval you long for … More Are You Addicted to Approval?
For article on The Healing Power of Silence in Recovery, 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 receive the latest and best … More Recovery and The Power of Being Quiet
For article on how The Healing Power of Silence in Recovery, 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 receive the latest and … More How the Science of Silence Will Heal You
Being quiet is one of the most difficult things you will ever do. And it will heal you. ___ Silence. When a moment of quiet falls on you do you quickly rush to fill it? Or is it a welcome guest? Right now you are the most silent that you will be all day. … More The Healing Power of Silence in Recovery
I have drafted a Quiet Leader Manifesto and I want to offer it to you for free. All you have to do is click on the photo above and you will have access to it. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can … More The Quiet Leader is a Powerful Leader
I like to read in the bathroom. You know, bathroom poetry. I realized that it stinks (the poetry). People are a hurry when they scratch it on the walls. I wonder if Moses felt the same way? Last night, I ventured to the MillWoods Writers Collective. They are a group of writers, poets, singers and … More Business Poetry: Work is a four letter word
Quiet Leaders may be better Leaders (for some employees). It has been a while since I have added new content on the topic of Quiet Leaders. I have been working on some other pieces and building my writing skills. (aka… sitting around doing nothing) Recently I have become a writer for The Good Men Project and … More Quiet Leaders are Better Leaders?
“Wise men say, only fools rush in…” Elvis Presley Our world hates Slow. Think about how you respond to slow drivers or to slow, congested traffic? Slow grocery store lines? Waiting of any kind? Or any Government process? How long does it take until you are cursing the “Idiot” who is responsible for making you … More The Quiet Leader: Seat Work