Human beings have an infinite capacity to be kind, generous, and supportive of one another. When that happens, I call it the huddle effect. It often occurs when people need support during a crisis. Suddenly, we realize how much we need each other.[Read more…] about Togetherness—not Otherness—is a Remedy for Global Healing
This is a special time of the year, with Spring signaling a re-start. The season evokes a sense of starting anew, feelings of life bursting everywhere you look.
I do believe that this is a good time to step back and give your life a quick checkup. If you made resolutions at the beginning of the year, this is a great time to see where you are in relation to your goals.[Read more…] about 10 Quotes About New Beginnings
The heart of life is good, as the song by John Mayer goes. It’s an inspiring, uplifting song. Something you should listen to when you are going through painful times in life. Because we know, that however the heart of life good, there will always be those painful times, and there is no going around it.[Read more…] about 15 Quotes for Painful Times in Life
Those first few months of sobriety often stretch your understanding of what it means to put mind over matter. However, it really does get easier to distract yourself from thoughts about drinking as time goes by.
In the meantime, it helps to surround yourself with lots of compassionate support while also developing a few go-to strategies for keeping yourself distracted when the urge to drink strikes.
Use these distraction strategies to jumpstart your plan to avoid drinking while also discovering new interests that make living a sober lifestyle more enjoyable.[Read more…] about Thinking About Drinking? 11 Fool-Proof Distraction Strategies to Help You Stay Sober
We all want to be mentally tough, but sometimes it may feel like you weren’t born to be that way. Understand one thing: mental toughness is not always an inherent trait. It can be learned, developed, and honed. If you want to become mentally tough, you need to work at it.
You want to become tough mentally?
Here are some habits you need to develop.[Read more…] about 15 Ways to Become Mentally Tough
When things get tough, sometimes you have to make a change to get back on track. A reset gives you the time and space you need to return to a healthy, successful life. Making a few simple changes might shift your perspective and help you move on from the catastrophe you experienced.[Read more…] about Simple Changes to Reset Your Life After a Catastrophe