Completely incomplete. Your mind is completely incomplete. On the one hand, perfect and finished and on the other hand still growing and always stumbling (For more on this, see my post on how failure can teach you to do pretty much anything). My teenager thinks slow. He is not slow, it’s just that his brain fires … More Your Mind is Completely Incomplete
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Blinking is an Act of Surrender and It Can Change Your Perspective ___ Have you heard that you live 10% of your waking life with your eyes closed? It’s true. You blink around 28,000 times per day which amounts to about 10% of your waking hours. (If you sleep for 8 hours, you are awake … More Did You Know That Blinking Will Open Your Mind?
Healing means rebuilding your relationship with joy. ___ En-joi – “To take pleasure in” (something) and “To have or experience” (something good or helpful). Websters Enjoy your life! My wife. What kind of relationship do you have with joy? You know – pleasure, unbridled gladness and internalized happiness? Not happy-smiley optimism… but real-live-joy that breaks through the walls. … More How is Your Relationship with Joy?
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If you are in recovery, go ahead and fall in love. Your life may depend on it. ___ Recovery wisdom says that we shouldn’t fall in love in the first year of recovery. The idea is that you need to focus on yourself because the crazy-love feelings will hijack your recovery. Falling in love should … More The Benefits of Falling in Love in Recovery
“Hello God, You have reached the voicemail of SMSwaby. Unfortunately, I’m busy right now. You can leave a message at the sound of the tone. I will respond within two business days, but please recognize that I have been very, very busy lately. If you want to speak to me, please speak louder than … More Hello God, I’m Busy Right Now So Please Leave a Message
How can you let go of the past? By embracing it. ___ Things have happened to you that cause you pain. You may also have done other things that cause you pain. How can you embrace what pains you, the anchors that seem to bring you down? In a previous article, I wrote Your past … More Don’t Hate Your Past, Embrace It
Do you have trouble letting go? ___ I have a problem with hanging onto things too long. One summer when I was a teenager, I went with a friend and his family to Kalamalka Lake in British Columbia. On the lake, there is a spot with a high cliff face and an overhanging tree swing. … More 5 Ways That Will Help You To Let Go of the Past
Each decision is an opportunity to experience life in a new way; to learn and grow, to find out who you are and what you would like to do in this life. Each path is strewn with opportunities – despite the outcome. Susan Jeffers, Feel the Fear, p. 114 This is taken from a recent … More Fear and Recovery: What You Can Do When Fear Has You Fenced In