Remember a long time ago, I posted about an experience I had on the freeway? Someone was right in my tail on an open freeway when they could have easily gone around me. I likened it to letting other people get in your way of living your dreams. The problem we encounter is that sometimesContinue reading “How to Dream”
What patterns of behavior are you carrying on from other people?
Here are a few of my favorite books for recovery and empowerment.
Why would you want to live outside your comfort zone? It’s so uncomfortable!
In my last blog post I talked about the dangers of escaping instead of feeling emotions. In this post, I’d like to talk about what to do if you’ve had a rough day and the adversary is pounding you and you want to go into escape mode. For starters, I’d say this is why it’sContinue reading “Escaping, Part 2”
Some days are hard days. It’s part of being a human on this earth. Sometimes our emotions are so big we don’t know what to do with them. They feel intense and unmanageable. We may feel like the only thing there is to do is to just turn them off. Instead of allowing ourselves toContinue reading “Escaping”
Do you know what’s awesome about Mondays? It’s a chance to reboot. It’s a new beginning, a clean slate, a fresh start with absolutely no mistakes. Many people pick Mondays as a day to start new goals or reboot old ones that have fallen by the wayside. I was wondering recently, though, why wait until aContinue reading “Rebooting”
So sorry, Brené, if you ever read this, that I couldn’t properly get the accent on your name in the title. I’ll be honest, friends. It took me a long time to get through this book. I got about 3/4 the way through, then had to take a step back from it. It contained soContinue reading “Book Review: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown”
It takes so much energy to be married to an addict. So much of it involves worry: is he lying to me again, is he acting out again, am I doing enough to get him to stop (you CAN’T stop him so stop trying), how will this influence the kids, should we get divorced, shouldContinue reading “Living Your Own Life”
Electronics have a place in our lives. I believe is nearly impossible to live a life today without them. And frankly, they’re the main reason I have a job: men who lack self-mastery use them to look at pornography, break the hearts of their poor wives, and I work with these amazing ladies to bringContinue reading “Electronics: The Good and the Bad”