• Emotions

    Being grateful, being positive, being healthy, does not mean we never feel angry. Being grateful, positive, and healthy means we feel angry when we need to. Today, I will let myself be angry, if…

  • Asking For Help

    Thought for the Day Hazelden Betty Ford’s Thought for the Day offers daily meditations for people in recovery or affected by addiction to alcohol or other drugs. Browse daily passages from our most…

  • True North

    People who are incapable of self-reflection are helping you find your new true North. What often feels like a refusal to listen, an inability to accept responsibility, the casting of blame, judgment, or…

  • Weeds and Wishes

    Today was one of those days when I realized again how one day in your life can change everything you know just by your perception. What you previously complained about now seemed like…

  • Faith, Hope & Vision

    2021 started out to be about👓 ᴠɪsɪᴏɴ 👓. Vision that didn’t happen in 2020. I wanted clarity more than anything. I was wrought in despair at where things were going. During the year,…

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    I walked up to the counter at the convenience store with my drink to purchase. “Good morning! anything fun planned for today?” The cheery clerk said to me, his smile evident even under…

  • Camping Freely

    What does camping freely mean? Whatever it is, I was determined to do it, as I went on a quick camping trip in the deep mountains of Idaho last weekend. I wanted freedom.…

  • Mind Habits

    I know I’ve posted a lot about addiction being about ingrained habits/coping skills that make it difficult to break free from. Daily habits are how we build a life we want. I am…