It's the fear of alcohol that takes the power away from alcohol, ironic as that sounds; no different than the notion of surrendering providing us with power.
"I'm still an oversensitive alcoholic, I just don't drink anymore."
Just because I believe doesn't mean I know.
Action creates my path; no amount of planning, wisdom or experience will reveal the entire path.
Things always change, so “staying in my comfort zone” is a false sense a security. The resolution to this—build my comfort with, and capacity to grow. The way to do that? Take risks and walk through challenges with my head up, my courage on and my gripe off. “We become comfortable with what we make … Continue reading 2019 Goal – grow
Serving others is self-serving. I’m here to be humane to other humans, all of them, despite their circumstances. Give more time to others, for them, and me. “If I want my children to grow up and be good people, I need to show them what good looks like.”
Slow down and create space. I cannot hear my inner voice (intuition/universal guidance/God) if I don’t take intentional time to stop the chatter in my head, sit in silence and accept what is to come. Every single day, even if it’s just for 60 seconds. “You don’t have to sit cross-legged and om to receive … Continue reading 2019 Goal – meditate
Narrow the scope and lower the bar. Know when good is good enough. My need to produce at unrealistic "ideals" (both quantity and quality) prevents me from recognizing and appreciating a job well done. It’s a lose-lose battle with the goal of liking myself. “Do less so you can ‘be’ more.”
Be nice. The most important conversations I have are with myself—my thoughts determine the way I see and treat others, react to the world and take life as it presents itself. “Self-talk are the nails that hold up the walls of your mindset.”
Trust my intuition more than I care what people think of me. I know right from wrong, sometimes doing what’s right changes the people around me, and their perception of me. “The more I trust myself, the more I like myself; the more I like myself, the less I care whether or not you do.”