Value Centered Life: What’s Your Blueprint?

Since “this whole thing” began we have all struggled to accept the changes and felt the forces of change pushing against our values. Everything seems reorganized around Covid 19. For example if you value education you found the closing of schools very distressing, if traditions are a high value then you were concerned about¬†the cancellation…

Joy As a Jar of Light

5 Minute Recovery: Finding Joy

People in recovery know joy but it didn’t start that way. In today’s blog we are going to look at finding joy in 5 minutes of recovery. It is my hope that you can see an example of it and begin to cultivate joy personally. Joy Defined Joy is a feeling of inner gladness, or…

Appreciation for a gift

5 Minute Recovery: Gratefulness

Today’s topic is gratefulness. A lot has been said and done on the topic from a variety of worldviews. These views make it clear that gratitude somehow unlocks happiness, prosperity, wealth, positivity, and heals you from sickness and disease. The most common exercises to develop the attitude of gratitude is the daily gratitude list. This…

The problem with treatment and recovery

The Problem with Treatment, Recovery, and Transitions

The Problem with Treatment, Recovery, and Transitions Why are treatment, recovery, and transitions so difficult? I think it is because they are so complex and complicated. In this post I will look at some ideas to make the complex simple and equip you with a game plan for recovery. Treatment is a great thing if…