When you think of emotional pain, what is at the root cause of it? I can only think of two things beyond the realm of disorders. The two things that I came up with were relationships or traumatic experiences. Both of these together or apart have the ability to send someone into a tailspin. In…Read more »
Happy New Year Everyone, There have and continue to be many lessons from 2016 that will resonate with me for years to come. I hope over the year I can share some of them however right now I want to focus on “New Year”… So this is a new year! But, really what…Read more »
I am grateful for each and every hard moment, because without them recovery and healing is not possible.
Our love of self, is it to much ego or is it that we do not understand what it truly means? This is part of my journey into recovery.
November 11, 2015 This is a real time posting for me, no editing, no proofing except what the computer points out so I apologize for the lack of polish. Today I faced a few emotions, the ones that I have avoided for the last 20 years, the same ones that last year meant I did…Read more »
I was travelling with a really great friend to Vancouver; we are taking in a play called “The Damage is Done” at the Cultch Theater. We were talking on the plane about anxiety, what I experienced, and how others may also experience it. We were also discussing my progress over the last 11 months, how…Read more »
One area that I have constantly struggled with over my life, and worked very hard during these last 12 months, is around what other people think or say about me (another form of ego). It has been, and continues to be an area that causes me pause. Prior to entering this journey, I can assume…Read more »
Awakening “In the garden you have the choice. Be a pot bound plant and share your beauty as one. Or remove yourself from the comfort of the pot and slowly allow your roots to unravel, spreading your beauty throughout.” Steven Archambault I was recently having a coffee with a really good friend of mine and…Read more »
A Short Piece On My Addiction As I look back on my life especially my adult years, I see so many points that should have been warning signs that something was not working for me! Now each one was “big” in its own right, each incident could have been a wake-up call, if I was…Read more »
“…it is a monstrous thing, to slay a unicorn. Only one who has nothing to lose, and everything to gain, would commit such a crime. The blood of a unicorn will keep you alive, even if you are an inch from death, but at a terrible price. You have slain something pure and defenseless to…Read more »