Learning to accept my un-balanced self, un-wholeness, and un-togetherness was one of the best things that I have ever done. for more about how “Trying to Get Your Life Together Will Just Make You More Stuck”, click on photo. Photo by Llima Orosa
Fight, flee or freeze? Survival depends on making the right choice. Sometimes our minds get it wrong and our fight ends up locking us into behaviors that fight against us. Fighting for freedom can sometimes become a fight with freedom. I have learned that as I dropped the gloves, I won my life back. The … More The More You Fight, The More The Fight Will Fight With You
I learned that if I didn’t open up and feel my sadness, I wouldn’t be able to feel anything. Acceptance helped me to find my way out of depression and to find a life that I wanted to live. What if an open door to sadness is an open door to life? Going through depression … More An Open Door to Sadness is an Open Door to Life
Acceptance helped me to find my way out of depression and find a life that I wanted to live. ___ Diagnosis. Di-A-Gnosis: to know-through The more that you fight-or-resist-or-hate-or-numb-or-push-away your pain, addiction, thoughts or memories the more territory it will occupy. No one wants to be labelled. But if you are in pain, it can … More Will Accepting Your Addiction or Mental Illness Really Work?
Why learning to accept my un-balanced self, un-wholeness, and un-togetherness was one of the best things that I have ever done. ___ What’s it like to be okay with who you are? It’s taken me a long time, but I am okay that my life is not together, it’s not balanced, it’s not whole, and … More Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Trying to Get Your Life Together will Just Make You More Stuck
For article on how to make peace with your addiction and mental illness, 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 … More Learning to Be at Peace with Your Imperfections
Four choices that will help you find peace ___ Some things you can’t fight, some things you have to live with. Joe, from “the Flash.” Peace begins on the inside Some things you need to learn to live with. Maybe even make peace with. You wouldn’t think that self destructive behaviors would be a place … More How to Make Peace With Your Addiction and Mental Illness?
For more on what you can do with thoughts that you just cannot change, 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 … More How to Change the Thoughts that Give You Trouble
Your thoughts are powerful, but they do not have power over you. ___ In a recent article, I explored the power of your thoughts and how your thought life can literally change your life. You can find the article here, How to Harness the Power of your Mind to Accomplish Anything You Want. The article explores how … More What Can You Do With Powerful Thoughts That You Just Can’t Change?
I have a love-hate relationship with Religion… but I am beginning to change my mind, thanks to Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. ___ Nadia Bolz-Weber is a pastor who swears like a trucker, is covered with tattoos and was a Wiccan. She is 6’1”and competes in Crossfit. She calls herself the Minister of the Misfits and she wants … More Nadia Bolz-Weber: The Minister to the Misfit Inside You and I