Motivation to Stay Sober

Motivation to Stay Sober

Motivation in Recovery You hit rock bottom. Your life became unmanageable. You want to avoid or gain relief from long-term effects. You found sobriety–either on your own or at a rehab center. Becoming sober and changing your life took motivation. You know life is...
Tethered

Tethered

Mental illness and addiction I recently read about pop star, Demi Lovato’s experience with mental illness and addiction. Amidst her candid reveal of self-harm, despair, indulgence, frailty, and self-disgust, her story of endurance and talent welcome us into the...
I Pledge Allegiance

I Pledge Allegiance

Days will come when we don’t know which end is up. For some of us, these moments come more than once a day. When I was ten years old, our family moved. Like every kid experiences at one point or another – new school. On the first day of school, I peddled fast. I...
Resilience

Resilience

On May 14, 2016 in her Berkley Commencement Speech, Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg reminded the world that getting through or getting out is not based on who we know, how much money we have or why we got here in the first place. She said, “And when...