Stop shaming yourself during quarantine

Stop shaming yourself during quarantine

The idea that we’re not doing enough is tied to the belief that we are not enough. A dear friend of mine in the field would often say, “We’re not really human beings because we don’t know how to just be. We’re human doers because we derive our worth from what we do.”

How to grow spiritually

How to grow spiritually

My friends in AA got me started in the right direction with the adage, “Religion is for people who are afraid to go to hell and spirituality is for those who have already been there.”

How anxiety affects the body

How anxiety affects the body

Anxiety can be overcome, as can health conditions that are caused or exacerbated by it. In recovery it’s important to check in with your body whenever you’re not sure how you’re feeling.

The 3 types of depression & how to cope

The 3 types of depression & how to cope

Most of us have a limited ability to recognize depression in ourselves and others. The more we’re connecting with kindred spirits, the better our coping and friendships.

Body Work Is Vital to Recovery

Body Work Is Vital to Recovery

Recovery is a process of holistic healing. Too often, we ignore our physical health out of the false belief, “If I ignore it, it will go away.”

Learning how to let go

Learning how to let go

“Letting it go” is more than a cliche. Let’s get down to the actual steps of how to do it!

How to Not Self-Destruct

How to Not Self-Destruct

I’ve never thought to myself, “Hey this would be a great day to self-sabotage!” Let’s promote healthier choices through mindfulness and connection.

The fear of falling apart

The fear of falling apart

The fear of falling apart leaves us carrying a lot of baggage. A newfound freedom exists in learning how to let go.