Who Says The Grass Is Always Greener…?

Growing up 20 miles south of the Grand Canyon was different, to say the least, but it taught me a lot about being grateful. Take for instance that it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, with more than 7 million people visiting annually. The beauty of this natural wonder is

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Don’t Wait For Rock Bottom

Recently I was asked a seriously thought-provoking question by a very close friend of mine. I’ve debated on the answer internally and tossed it around as a blog idea for weeks now. While I am sure there are valid points to each argument; I offer a slightly different middle ground of a solution. So the

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Recalibrate Your Compass

   Do you ever feel like you have lost yourself in this world of expectations and past disappointments? Some days it can be a struggle, feeling like a stray balloon wafting from breeze to breeze in the atmosphere. At this point, you are just hoping not to get sucked into the motor of a passing

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Meditation: The Medication You’ve Been Missing

While life is busy happening, unfolding all around you in rapid succession, I know all too well that it can start to feel like your recovery is at a standstill. Somedays, your progress won’t be so evident. It begins to get frustrating that while the world around you is flying by, you feel stagnant in

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Life Happens!

While I had a clear vision for my next few posts, life happened, like it always does when you think you have a straight path forward. Although in this world of sobriety, the detours of life can sometimes seem overwhelming. Often you will hear (not just addicts saying) “I tried to make time for that,

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Love Yourself, It’s Crucial

If you are anything like me, the hardest part about being an addict in recovery means, there is no “quick fix” to the situation. After all, that’s what I’d been chasing all those years of addiction; trying to band-aid the real issues with the quick fix of a bottle and a blackout. Well, that’s no

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