5 Things I Do To De-Stress

5 Things I Do To De-Stress
Anticipation that doesn’t pan out results in stress. At least for me it does. 

What I used to do when I got stressed:
  • Yell at my kids.
  • Overeat.
  • Yell at my significant other.
  • Ruminate on the issue.
  • Blame others for my pissiness.
What I do now when I get stressed:
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Are you a good role model for your kids?

Are you a good role model for your kids?
Are you a good role model? Our kids are watching us for guidance, even when we think they aren’t looking. Are you leading by example?

Every day I’m rushing around from thing to thing, task to task. I get worn down. Exhausted. Defeated.

My mood is edgy and irritable because I’m not taking the time for me. I’m not taking care of my mood, my mental or physical health. I’m changing that.
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The #1 Reason To Have a Morning Routine, Especially In Early Recovery

The #1 Reason To Have a Morning Routine, Especially In Early Recovery

Early sobriety can be a difficult time for many, simply because learning how to live a different life is no joke. It doesn’t matter how bad a person wants to stop drinking or using, or how much they know their life will be better when they get sober, making changes is hard to do no matter how positive or healthy those changes are.


Willpower alone will not help a person change either. Even though there are some people on this earth who seem to have all the willpower in the world, the truth is that willpower isn’t an infinite source … for anybody.

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