Nowadays, surviving a family member’s addiction isn’t special.
We hear of more tragic deaths every week in the news. Of course, we don’t always feel lucky, but we are if our loved ones have survived addiction and somehow make it into recovery.
Call it a mixed blessing.
The journey of surviving any family’s addiction can be a blessing in many ways. No one wishes to be a survivor, but the lessons can make us stronger people in a million different ways. And wouldn’t…Continue
Who hasn't read a daily horoscope?
We even expect enlightenment in our fortune cookies. Culturally, these are not seen as anything of substance and are regarded as entertainment, not enlightenment.
If we are already open to alternative and traditional practices, we may have overlooked astrology simply because it's become so mainstream. It's listed in newspapers, apps, and we even choose jewelry depending on our birthstones. Perhaps in our quests for enlightenment, we've…Continue
It’s so easy to get caught up in the day to day grind that we forget our quest of consciously creating a purposeful lifestyle.
The lawnmower breaks down, the dog needs a few teeth removed, and you need to plan a baby shower. Add in work, yoga and perhaps getting the dishes done this week, and somehow you forget that your life’s purpose isn’t accomplishing your to-do list.
We all get caught up in our crazy, chaotic lives. Yet, if we don’t consciously take steps to live our…Continue
Sometimes stress hits us like a sucker punch to the gut. And sometimes it creeps up on us.
We may not be able to stop stressful emergencies from happening but there's a lot we can do about the stress that wears us down on a daily basis. Many of us have the same stress over and over again. And we now just accept it.
Our kids "forgot" to do their chores
Our house is a mess and our mother-in-law is coming over for dinner
Our boss keeps nixing…Continue