Change does not happen just because we want it. Change takes work. Change takes effort. Change takes courage. Make changes to start living the life you want and the life that you deserve. It’s so worth it in the end!
I found an old letter to myself that ended: “I’m really glad you gave recovery a shot because for all its faults, I like it so much better than being sick. I’m so proud of you and I look forward to seeing what comes next. Because things are changing now, and it’s a bigger changeContinue reading “So Much More Changes Now Than Just the Number on the Scale”
I know it can be a fear when you recover (from *insert condition here*) that you will lose all of your support. It’s such a nice change when in treatment to feel cared for and looked after. But I promise you, recovery is not the end. The relationships change and people start caring about whoContinue reading “People Won’t Stop Caring About You When You Recover”
The truth is, if you could have done it, you would have. No more blaming yourself for all the things you haven’t done in life. No more blaming yourself for the things you didn’t say years ago. For the graduations, parties, weddings, and funerals you’ve missed. For the fun you didn’t have. For the workContinue reading “You Would Have if You Could Have”
Of course we all want safety and security. But what happens when your world becomes so safe and secure that you miss out on other opportunities for growth? We all must find the balance between the two. And that takes time and practice, just like with everything else. We are meant to grow and constantlyContinue reading “Balance Your Desire For Security With Your Need to Grow”