Healing Does Not Mean that the Memories Won’t Come Back

For article, “4 Ways that Depression has Changed My Life” click on photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. I work as … More Healing Does Not Mean that the Memories Won’t Come Back

Successful Addiction Recovery Begins Before You Feel Ready

​ 3 Reasons why you are ready for the next stage of your recovery… even if you don’t feel like it! ___ Do you remember the day when you passed your drives exam received your license? How did you feel? Excited and probably a little nervous. Finally you can drive on your own. You (finally) … More Successful Addiction Recovery Begins Before You Feel Ready

Addiction and the Urge to Create Distance

Are you creating a life or creating distance from life? ___ Whatever creates distance from living can become an addiction. I have found that even healthy practices can make me feel less real, less alive… Our practice of yoga, exercise, suntanning, shopping, social media, enjoying a social drink or writing this blog can each be … More Addiction and the Urge to Create Distance

I Have Given up Thinking “I Will Be Happy When…” Because the “When” Never Comes

For article, “4 Ways that Depression has Changed My Life” click on photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. I work as … More I Have Given up Thinking “I Will Be Happy When…” Because the “When” Never Comes