Many of us have invested years of our lives fighting ourselves. At the time, we don’t think we are fighting ourselves. In fact, we think that we are trying to live more of the life we want, not less of it. Sometimes we live like this for quite a while, in a type of suspended … More Fighting Life will Make You Sick
I am a fan of the Netflix Sci-Fi thriller, Stranger Things. If you are not familiar with the show, imdb contributor Charles J. summarizes it this way: In a small town where everyone knows everyone, a peculiar incident starts a chain of events that leads to the disappearance of a child, which begins to tear at … More “Rebellions (and Recoveries) are Built Upon Hope”
Bipolar illness is serious and needs medical attention, effecting about 2.6% of our populations in a given year. But having highs and lows are normal, and even feeling deep lows and very high ‘highs’ is normal. Having a range of emotions is normal and healthy. To read more on Bipolar disorder, see “The 8 Myths … More Having “Highs and Lows” Does Not Mean that You Are Bipolar
Last week, I read a humorous article about how someone hired a “Human Uber” to go to work for him. And then he wrote about it. Human Uber means that you hire someone else to step in for you and they wear a helmet with an iPad screen on the front so that your face … More Can You Uber Your Recovery?
This is the way to lift your destructive moods ___ Today, I wish that I could just take my moods and flush them down the toilet. A mood has hit me and it’s just unexplainable. You can put labels on your moods, like angry or sad or pissed off or reflective or happy. Today I … More Recovery and Your No Good, Terrible, and Very Bad Moods
I love my kids, but sometimes I can’t stand them. Some people are unable to have children and here I am whining about my frustrations about my kids? Yes, I am. Sometimes love means that we get really frustrated with each other, but that doesn’t mean we are quitting. I love being a dad and … More I Love my Kids, but Sometimes I Can’t Stand Them