2019 Will Be Simple… Not Always Easy.

Using the Kindergarten Mentality in 2019

Getting sober can seem tricky, and the reason it seems that way is because we think we know it all, but we could not be farther from the truth. We figure that we're adults and we've gotten this far, so we tend to rely on what we think we know to get us even further. [...]

Afraid of Fear

What happens right before a craving for alcohol, nicotine, food, or whatever addiction that currently has a hold of you? It's usually some sort of panic or anxiety attack about a certain situation where we immediately feel the need to run and hide or look for something familiar to help us deal. It can be [...]

Ignorance is a Choice

Ignorance is a Choice-In the age of information, ignorance is a choice. – Dr. Joe Dispenza. Do you still think that you’re an alcoholic because alcoholism is in your genes? Do you still buy the phrase so often and haphazardly repeated in AA…? “Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic.” Like I quoted Dr. Dispenza a [...]

Finding Ways to Love Yourself… With a Little Help

If you had a chance to take a substance that would tell you exactly how you were feeling so you can deal with those emotions right then and there, would you use it? “Have you learned about the importance of knowing how you’re feeling or why you’re feeling a certain way yet?” might be an [...]

Recovered: The Cure for Alcoholism

This book is for everyone, as we all know someone who is struggling with difficulties in life. The information in here is the real deal for recovering from alcoholism. Use the solutions in this book by themselves or add them to any recovery program that you’re in now to make it more effective. It will [...]

How Marijuana Can Help You in Alcohol Recovery.

Many people have the idea that once you stop drinking that everything else is off limits no matter how non-addictive it is, or how much it can help. Many people are basing their beliefs on old and uneducated ideas like Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign back in the eighties. Since then, cannabis has been [...]

Neil’s Story: An Article Written About The Kindergarten Mentality on OneStep.life

INSPIRATION - STORIES Becoming the Father I Wanted to Be through Recovery: Neil’s Story Years of carrying around unhealthy coping mechanisms in a hard-driving industry spawned addiction in Neil's life that ship-wrecked relationships and brought tremendous challenges. A new approach of re-learning how to think brought breakthrough, which has opened up opportunities to reconnect with [...]

Selfishness, Desperation, and Alcoholism.

I’ve been observing a lot of my own behaviors trying to connect them with something I may have learned in the past that I kept repeating, that eventually turned out to be something negative, like selfishness. I observe something like anger or frustration and take that feeling back in time to see if I'm reacting [...]

Alcoholism and Learning

So, you’ve quit drinking and have now gone back to your old life. You wake up and do the same things you always do. Talk to the same people you always talk to. You watch the same shows you always watch. You eat the same diet and have the same thought about exercise that you’ve [...]

3 Things That Took My Recovery to the Next Level

There are three things that I would recommend while you’re recovering from addiction. Yoga, meditation, and ketosis. That’s right… ketosis. I am not trying to sell anyone on a ketogenic diet. I simply did a fair amount of research and found many benefits that have served me very well. When you stop eating processed sugars [...]

Paying Attention to the Signs of Suicide

“Why is this dude with the alcoholic blog talking about Tony Bourdain and suicide”? Because I’m afraid to. Seriously, I'm terrified but I can't let that stop me.

There’s way more going on in your head than there is in reality.

A friend of mine was asking about the tagline on my site. “There’s way more going on in your head than there is in reality.” He thought it was kind of silly and didn’t really get what I meant even after I tried to explain it to him. So, instead of trying to find ways [...]

Why #BeHigherBeings?

Why would I name this blog #BeHigherBeings? The answer is simple. Most people on this planet have no idea what their full potential can be, including me. The fact that humans communicate as well as we communicate, have the ability to make decisions, and have the power to change the lives of other people, puts [...]

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