The Story of Your Recovery is Told Through Your Relationships

“The story of our recovery is the story of our relationships.” Relationships are the place where we will experience our greatest heights. And our lowest depths. But without at least a few close relationships, we cannot become all of who we can be. Conflict in our relationships is stressful and disruptive. We often think that … More The Story of Your Recovery is Told Through Your Relationships

Accepting the Possibility of Rejection will Open You to Deeper Love

For article, “Do You Know How to Let Go of Hard Things Other People Say?” click on the photo. 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 … More Accepting the Possibility of Rejection will Open You to Deeper Love

Carrying Emotional Hurt Will Create Barriers to Your Recovery

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Do You Know How To Let Go of Hard Things That Other People Say?

Nine ways to heal your tendency to take words too literally ___ The only way that you will experience love is to risk NOT being loved. To love is to face the possibility of rejection, of scorn, of hurt, of misunderstanding. To be together you have to be willing to be alone. Relationships can be … More Do You Know How To Let Go of Hard Things That Other People Say?

10 Rules That Guarantee Unhappiness in Your Relationships and Your Work

“It’s not my fault” is just one way to guarantee unhappiness in our relationships, our work and in life. ___ Unhappiness. It’s probably the opposite of what you want in your life and in your relationships. It is easy to fall into patterns that lead to unhappy relationships and unhealthy dynamics in your life.  There … More 10 Rules That Guarantee Unhappiness in Your Relationships and Your Work

Recovery is Hard but Being a Stubborn Jackass is Optional

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How Not to be a Stubborn Jackass in Your Recovery

Recovery is hard but being a stubborn jackass is optional. ___ Warning: This post is hard stuff. Relationships are not part of your recovery, they are your recovery. Recently I wrote in my journal these powerful and inspiring words: Relationships are my recovery. The quality and depth of my relationships says a great deal about … More How Not to be a Stubborn Jackass in Your Recovery