Thursday, February 20, 2020

Positivity

Positivity: Staying positive in recovery is very important. The Sober World has many spiritual positive articles. Stay positive with meditation, yoga, Thai boxing and more! There are many rehabs that offer these services as part of their program.

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

LIVING BEYOND: PURPOSEFULLY LIVE YOUR LIFE

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky What does it mean to live life with purpose? We have...
NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

LIVING BEYOND: WHY AUTHENTIC FRIENDSHIPS ARE KEY TO GOOD MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY

“A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” ~ Henry Van Dyke As a person, I learned early on that friendships can prove an asset or a hindrance in this...

HAPPINESS AND THE GOLDEN YEARS

Despite America’s obsession with sexuality, vitality and youthful appearance, a study conducted by the University of Chicago disproves several myths about age, quality of life and happiness. Our common misconception is...
JUST LET IT RAIN

ACCEPTING “THE WAY OF THE WORLD” OR JUST LET IT RAIN

“Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So what.” Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Funny,...

CALCULATING THE PRICE OF HAPPINESS

Many of us fantasize about having vast sums of wealth. Thoughts of winning the lottery are a prime example. We have all dreamed about spending that multi-million dollar jackpot, believing that...

REALIZING OUR JOURNEY

In our exploration of happiness, the topic of “the journey” unsurprisingly appears like an ever-present phantom. We hear it everywhere, namedropped in verse and song. “The journey” subtly emerges in everyday...

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

John Donne’s (1572-1631) quotation, “No Man is an island,” appeared in Devotions upon emergent occasions and seuerall steps in my sicknes - Meditation XVII, 1624. That verbally ponderous, yet sage, reference...

SUNDAY MORNINGS, MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE WEEK

How I love my Sunday Mornings. The quiet feel of serenity fills the air with a calm excitement for a time of processing, collecting, and recollecting. Time to plan and quiet...

6 AFFIRMATIONS THAT CAN HELP YOU TURN YOUR LIFE AROUND

Twenty-six years ago I told the truth and it saved my life. I turned to a group of total strangers and shared my deepest darkest secret. I’m sure no one was...

LIVING BEYOND: AUTHENTIC LOVE

Each year, we are injected with the commercialization of Valentine’s Day. It is a time of chocolates, red roses, diamond rings, balloons, and Victoria’s Secret. It is also a day that...

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