How I Overcame Addiction – You Will Too

I drank alcoholically for 30 years and now I don’t. In the beginning, I was a guts for alcohol even though I didn’t get my hands on it very often. I was about 13. Weddings were good, because a.) it was okay to let the kids have one or two sips…it’s funny even! And b.) […]

4 Ways Karma Can Heal Your Fuckupedness

“Is Fate getting what you deserve, or deserving what you get?” – Jodi Picoult Angry Some? Existential angst can be avoided if you take a pragmatic worldview. We all hate when things go wrong, don’t go as planned, or suddenly turn to shit. Tell me about it – I drank for 30 years thinking that […]

Pleasure and Pain – Its a Fine Line 2

“The greater part of human pain is unnecessary. It is self-created as long as the unobserved mind runs your life”. Gross, Subtle, Very Subtle – States of Minds In my previous article, I discussed the nature of mind, and how whether we are awake, asleep or deceased matters to the mind that is present. Also, […]

Its A Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

As the Divinyls’ late great frontwoman Chrissy Amphlett famously sang, “It’s a fine line between pleasure and pain”. (She also wrote a book by that title too) If you, like most of us, have had enough of the latter and are seeking more of the former, listen in. I have a secret. Well, it’s not […]

Alcoholism can help relationships

Fear of Missing Out and Alcoholism

FOMA How much does FOMA influence someone to NOT quit a dangerous and potentially life-ending malady? It’s time to FACE UP TO FOMA and have a Frickin Awesome Life! The pace of life in 2018 is something to behold. Some people my age would sound preachy talking about how things were better when life was […]

Happy Days – Sober Nights

I am like Shirley Smith. “…When I began steps on my path towards personal freedom, I felt frightened, inadequate, lonely, and trapped. I was sick and tired of pain, confusion, and trying so hard at everything I did. This emotional bottom brought me to a point where I was willing to go to any lengths […]