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”
What’s the hardest thing you have ever done? This week I read an article by Mayo Oshin, “The Comfort Trap.” I highly recommend the article because it uses science and a bit of philosophy to make a case for how struggle (while unpleasant) is good for us. Having some struggle in our lives is a … More How Comfortable Can Become a Trap
Guest post by Christine Hill Do you ever find a certain worry dogging your thoughts? Do you blow problems out of proportion, envisioning the worst-case scenario again and again? Are you often restless, unable to focus, with shaky hands and your stomach twisting into knots? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health challenges in the … More A Toolbox for Coping with Anxiety
Four things you need to know about your inner Critic ___________ So you are a driven man? Well, honestly I’m surprised that you took time to read this. Most of us, the driven type, don’t have time to read articles that bring attention to who we are or what we do. There I said it… … More I Am a Driven Man, And It’s Killing Me
What do you think, about how you think? How do you acknowledge but then ‘ignore’ unhelpful thoughts? I’d love to hear from you in the comments section. Keep it Real
What do you think? I find it’s easy to get hooked thinking about and stressing over the things I have little control over. I can’t change my moods, I cannot erase my fears or make things easier. But I focus much of my energy on these things. I am working right now on settling intentions. … More I’m Hooked, and Sometimes I like It!
Three things you need to know about your inner Critic ______ Your inner Critic isn’t your friend… at least, not yet Your inner Critic loves to talk to you about how much you suck. You should have said this, you shouldn’t have said that, you deserve this, you don’t deserve that. And since the Critic … More You Can’t Beat Up Your Inner Critic…
The gift of this moment is to be and to do what today needs… and to risk yourself to make today what it can be – and then be at peace with it. To open to, to allow what is… and to be loving and kind in the process. To hold onto hope, to the … More The Gift of This Moment
“Who cares when someone’s time runs out? If a moment is all we are We’re quicker, quicker Who cares if one more light goes out? Well I do” Linkin Park “Depression is living a frozen life. Stuck inside of our darkest moments. Unable to move. Excruciating dark attention.” For the rest of the article, “If … More Depression is Living a Frozen Life
Two quotes today to remind each of us that we can only, truly live our lives right now… In the present. Recovery is one day at a time. Ironically, life is also, one day at a time. “For all of the sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: ‘It might have been!’ … More What are the Saddest Words You Can Say?