Build a Life You Can Be Proud Of

Build a Life You Can Be Proud Of
I want quality of life. As I watch my reflection change in the mirror each day and as I watch my children grow up faster than I desire them to, I’m reminded that life goes WAY too fast and I’m not getting any younger. 

Today is the only day that matters, and that’s why I choose to wake up each day and enjoy it to the best of my ability. I’m cultivating the habit of being fully present for each day.
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How to Take Charge of Your Negative Self Talk

How to Take Charge of Your Negative Self Talk

For those of us in recovery, negative self-talk greatly increases our chances of having a relapse and leads to overall lower quality of life. Left unchecked, negative thoughts could push you to seek relief outside of yourself. 


Even if you don’t go back to using your drug of choice, you could find yourself dealing with addiction transfer, such as binge eating, gambling, compulsive relationships, etc. 

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3 No-Nonsense Strategies to Address Anxiety and Depression Without Turning to Alcohol or Drugs

3 No-Nonsense Strategies to Address Anxiety and Depression Without Turning to Alcohol or Drugs

Have you ever used drugs or alcohol to cope with anxiety or depression? I know I have!


Having HEALTHY coping skills is how to address anxiety and depression without resorting to drugs or alcohol. In this video, I’m going to go over 3 of these no-nonsense strategies to address anxiety and depression.

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Secrets To Get Through Difficult Emotions

Secrets To Get Through Difficult Emotions

It’s fitting that I stumbled upon this old post. I’ve been struggling with LOTS of negative emotions lately. Lots of anger the past couple of days and today I’m down, kind of blah. 


It’s not the emotions themselves that make us grow. It’s what we do with them and how we move through them that changes us and helps us grow. 

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Change your mindset about life's obstacles.

Change your mindset about life's obstacles.
Ride on over all obstacles, and win the race. ~~Charles Dickens

I know what I’m giving you today isn’t original content, at least not content authentically mine. However, I found this passage moving and inspiring and I wanted to share it with you. Give me your feedback about how this resonates with you.
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