I Was Addicted to Facebook “Likes” But I Actually Hated Myself

What is a worthwhile life? Whatever it is for you, you are worth it. ___ Some days liking myself can be difficult. I think this is why I was addicted to Facebook. “Likes” can feel like a puff of a social media sized cigarette, a shot of nicotine that goes straight for the self-esteem. Someone … More I Was Addicted to Facebook “Likes” But I Actually Hated Myself

Healing and Recovery is a Gift That You Give to Yourself

For article on Christmas and the many gifts of 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 and best … More Healing and Recovery is a Gift That You Give to Yourself

Christmas and the Many Gifts of Recovery

Recovery is a miracle, a gift that you give to yourself. ___ Think about the word “Recover.” It is made of two phrases, “Re” and “cover.” The word literally means to cover over something. The word was originally used to describe the restoration of furniture and other living environments. It literally means “to get back.” … More Christmas and the Many Gifts of Recovery

Why is Having Love All Figured Out a Dangerous Thing?

In believing that you are lovable… you become “Love-Able.” ___ Becoming too good at love can be dangerous. Love is meant to be messy because you are wonderfully broken, completely incomplete. Don’t get me wrong, you can know love and understand it. You can become a better lover and better at loving yourself. But the … More Why is Having Love All Figured Out a Dangerous Thing?