For article on how to avoid being a stubborn jackass 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 … More Recovery is Hard but Being a Stubborn Jackass is Optional
Recovery is hard but being a stubborn jackass is optional. ___ Warning: This post is hard stuff. Relationships are not part of your recovery, they are your recovery. Recently I wrote in my journal these powerful and inspiring words: Relationships are my recovery. The quality and depth of my relationships says a great deal about … More How Not to be a Stubborn Jackass in Your Recovery
Life will give you wrinkles, they are nothing but signs of your resiliency ___ Last year, we bought a new set of dishes. New, shiny white dishes that gleamed. But soon, the scratches came. At first, a few lines appeared like veins over your heart. Then they seemed to pour out. Within a year, our plates … More How to Open Up to Life After a Trauma
Have you let your heart, your ideas or your relationships collect dust? ___ The items once held promise, but now they are nothing more than a destination of dust. A few weeks ago, I helped a crew of family and friends de-clutter a part of my parent’s back yard. We carried load after load of … More Dust may be Killing Your Relationships
You can’t get away from the dust, it’s inside of you. But you can make peace with it. ___ Dust. You are covered in it. It’s in your DNA, mixed in with your personality, your health, your propensities and your essence. Even your shadow is full of dust. The best relationships are dusty relationships. The … More The Best Relationships are Dusty
Your keys hold profound lessons. Don’t neglect them, because they want to talk to you. ___ You are like a new key. Sometimes you can be sharp, with rough and perfect edges. Sometimes you expect too much and you can be stuck up and rigid. New keys always stick. I don’t know the exact reason … More Do You Know the Four Keys to Relationship Resilience?
Your keys hold profound lessons. Don’t neglect them, because they want to talk to you. ___ You are like a new key. Sometimes you can be sharp, with rough and perfect edges. Sometimes you expect too much and you can be stuck up and rigid. New keys always stick. I don’t know the exact reason … More Do You Know the Five Keys to Growing Old With Grace?