The Haunted House

For many, the road to recovery is a lot like going through a haunted house. It could be a haunted house, haunted mansion, or even a haunted forest… whatever you want. The point is that there’s a beginning and an end, with a whole lot of scary shit in between. Think about how you might […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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