What am I grateful for? My life experience, I’ve done and seen a lot. Sure there are many more things to see and do, so many I will never get to over a thousand lifetimes. So I am thankful that I’ve seen so much, so far. I’m thankful for who I am, most of the … More Your Experience is Your Recovery
A Father’s Day Tribute to My Mother For article, “I’m 78 Years Old and I’m Just Beginning to See Things Clearly,” 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 … More My Mother Taught Me What it Means to be a Good Man
The other day I was talking to my mom. Mom’s have a way of sharing something important in bite-sized chunks. She said just what I needed to hear. For most of us, we learn that as we age that the important stuff is usually dolled out in sentences, between the stories and the commercials. Mom’s … More I’m 78 Years Old and I’m Just Beginning to See Things Clearly
“Ask Yourself: How alive are you willing to be? Quiet the voices in your head, whether they be from parents, teachers, or the culture around you. Then sit down and and write a crappy first draft.” Regina Brett, “God Never Blinks.” This quote relates to you whether or not you are a writer. Recovery means … More How Alive Are You Willing to Be?
Part of being an addict is thinking there’s an easy way out of things. Ready to Test Earlier this year, I posted about how I am working towards a certification as a Clinical Addiction Counsellor. The only remaining part of my work is to successfully complete a 3.5 hour exam. I finally have a date … More My Upcoming Clinical Addiction Exam
Yes, you are becoming your parents… relax, that can make you even better ___ I swore I would never be like him. I dressed differently. I didn’t drink. I broke the cycle. But no matter what I did, I still have become like my father. It’s taken me a lot of years to admit it, … More Do You Hate Yourself For Being Like Your Parents?
For an article on the 11 Things I am learning about recovery while studying for my clinical exam, 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 … More Talking About Recovery is Not Recovery