Recovery

Trust Each Moment

March 28, 2017

Trust. Trust. Trust. Again and again, that’s the issue. See how much of your pain, your anguish, your tension arises simply from not trusting the absolute perfection of the present…

Choosing Positive Affirmations for Recovery

December 06, 2016

One of our choices in recovery is choosing what we want to think—using our mental energy positively. Positive mental energy, positive thinking, does not mean we think unrealistically or revert…

Acting ‘as if’: Taking Small Steps

November 22, 2016

Acting as if is another recovery truism that’s been around for a long time. I still use it regularly in my life. I know people who are not in recovery—athletes, performers,…

The Pay-Off

July 19, 2016

Many (if not all) stories have happy endings, when we wait long enough to see the entire story, which we all someday will. As with writing, the beginning and the…

How Much Can You Receive?

June 21, 2016

The question posed by this Blog’s title doesn’t mean, How much mistreatment can you take before doubling over in pain and then exploding in a crazed rage while the Other Person says,…

The Final Peace

June 07, 2016

Selena, a friend for many years, called today. She felt uncomfortable, she said. And sad. She told me about a recent and profound over-reaction she experienced in response to a…

Questions, Anyone?

May 24, 2016

There’s an old saying that “there’s no such thing as a stupid question.”  I believed that until someone asked me why it is that we always find what we’re looking…

What is Intentional Recovery?

March 23, 2015

How would you like to learn the exact steps to purposefully and intuitively creating the life you love? If this sounds good to you, I’m so excited to invite you to…

The Art of Clare

May 31, 2013

I’m not an art connoisseur. Can’t even draw good stick figures. Cameras make me nervous. Most of my life, I thought art was optional, something for those in the elite…

Distractions Part II

September 02, 2012

This makes the second time I’ve written about distractions, and how they can play a positive role when we’re grieving or going through any challenging situation. Since I wrote the…