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

Recovery is Not About Drugs or Depression. It is About What Makes You Feel Alive.

Stop trying to find yourself. Instead, ask yourself what makes you feel alive? ___ “Without work we will not eat, but without purpose we will not live.“ Almost every day, I meet people who feel as though they have lost themselves. They look in the mirror but who they see is a stranger. They ask, … More Recovery is Not About Drugs or Depression. It is About What Makes You Feel Alive.

Are You Plagued With Feelings of Insecurity?

Feeling that you are unworthy can undermine your happiness ___ Do you deserve effort, attention, or respect from the people in your life (including yourself)? Think about that question for a moment: Do you deserve effort, attention, or respect from the people in your life (including yourself)? Your mind is a comparison machine. It will … More Are You Plagued With Feelings of Insecurity?