Tag: #grateful

Self-Worth, Juggling, And You

When you really start to map out all that you manage and deal with on a daily basis, it’s actually kind of crazy.

So when we start to feel run down, worn thin, and generally stretched to the max, why do WE feel like failures? Why do we so closely relate our self-worth in our ability to work ourselves to the bone with our job(s), parenthood, night school or whatever else you are trying to juggle?

This gets amplified for addicts who are:

still using, because they feel like they will never be able to overcome the pressure

or

in recovery who already feel a step behind the rest of the game because they are back at square one.

When did our self worth depend on our ability to drown ourselves in responsibility until we are just treading water?

First, Find Your Keys

One thing I’m still astounded by is the power of the human mind; take for instance your will to quit. Isn’t it fascinating how, when you wanted to use your mind would justify nearly any behavior? So what is the key to saying goodbye to that addiction? Why is it that when you want to

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FOMO? No mo’!

Well, readers, it’s Memorial Day weekend, so now is just as good as any to address the elephant in your recovery room; celebrations. Also how i overcame my FOMO – “…we talked about a lot on these drives…this day, in particular, might have saved my life…”, and how to take your power back! -catch ya on the #soberside

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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