How 6 Words Will Change Your Addicted Life Around…Forever

If you are looking for an alcoholism definition you won’t find it here. After 12 plus years of meetings, reading, and praying I am yet to find it. Is alcoholism a disease? I don’t know. I love all the Dr. Gabor Mate says about the feelings of addicts and the trauma that seems to cause […]

4 Ways to End The Alcoholic Torture

4 Ways to End The Alcoholic Torture “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” —Gandhi   Die It is a fact that most alcoholics will die in their illness – that is, without recovering. According to ‘National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, June 2017’, 80,000 […]

My Story

I drank for 27 years from the ages of 14 to 42 before being so sick that my doctor told me I had 6 months to live and my girlfriend at the time, Cathy took me to AA. I was kicking and screaming and intellectually justifying and rationalizing. I was a fruitcake. I even read […]

8 Steps to Forgiving Yourself and Others

“Made a list of all people we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all” This is Step 8 ….in AA ‘s original 12 Step program of recovery. THIS IS TOUGH. For anyone who has not been taken through the wringer by addiction, this list is never gonna happen. No one is […]

5 Days To A Brand New Life

5 Days To A Brand New Life (you’ll get it whether you do this or not) If you have clicked on this story you may have been tempted by it’s alluring headline. If that is true then you have maybe opened articles like this before. Am I right? I have been working a lot over […]

2 Women Who Teach “You Are Love”

“The unexamined life is not worth living”. Socrates Self-esteem? Recently I have been impressed to challenge my concept of self-esteem versus self-worth. Here are some of the ideas written down and published in Medium for you to discuss, critique and contemplate. Self–esteem is what we think and feel and believe about ourselves. Self–worth is recognizing […]