LIVING IN TODAY

This is a good one for me today, and hopefully you'll take the time to read the Thought, and reflect on how it fits with where you're at.I'm well into what I refer to as the journey of life recovery. Most days I have no trouble doing my morning routine,...

THE START POINT

Respecting Self-THE START POINTNothing of positive value happens until you regain self-respect/self-love. Remember, YOU CANNOT GIVE TO OTHERS WHAT YOU DON'T HAVE FOR YOURSELF.A good reminder article.Time to do a little work on self respect?Learning-To-Accept-Myself A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. —Axel MuntheSometimes...

CHOICE

Something to think about on the subject of CHOICE.We all make choices that ultimately determine outcomes!Most of us can, as we choose, make of this world either a palace or a prison.~Sir John LubbockOh, really? If we could choose to live our life in a palace or a prison, we’d...

IMORTANCE OF SELF-ESTEEM

How many can relate to the short article below? Personally, I can. Both the cause and effect.Low self-esteem drove me in many areas of life, and over achievement in several areas of my life was not satisfy, never enough!!Self-esteem is the key to having a life that satisfies you, and...

SPECIAL REMEMBERANCE

TODAY IS MY SPECIAL GRATITUDE DAY!!Through the Grace of my Higher Power, today marks 27 years without the use of mood altering substances.I sure didn't get to today alone.Thank you to all of those who have helped me along the journey, particularly my wife, family, a great coach and those...

THE MARTYR

This writing is one to reflect upon. See if you can relate.Taking care of self is the true act of selflessness in the long run!Say-No-To-Martyrdom ... self-love is an unequivocal acceptance of the validity of getting what one wants--of respecting one's needs. —Marion WeinsteinOnce there was a woman who loved...

DO YOU LIE TO YOU???

It's funny how this life can work!We walk around trying to be honest with others, yet we continually lie to ourselves.Now tell me good people, how can we be straight with others if we're not straight with ourselves?If you really want to make major changes in your life, it all...

ARE YOU BLIND??

The "thought" this morning is very interesting.I love the point made, you don't have to be blind not to see.I can speak for myself, and hundreds of others I have worked with; we often need trained help for us to see properly. Trained help is what a coach is! The...

TRUTH ABOUT SELF LOVE

There is one common factor that needs addressing with just about every person I work with. SELF ESTEEM/SELF LOVE. Never judge a book by it's cover. It is how we really feel about SELF that matters.... and that does not mean getting a big ego. A truism. You can't give...

BLAME GAME

SOMETHING EVERYONE SHOULD BE WELL AWARE OF. ONLY YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR HAPPINESS!THE BLAME GAME IS TIRED!!Responsible-For-My-Choices-Actions-And-Happiness The bottom line is that I am responsible for my own well-being, my own happiness. The choices and decisions I make regarding my life directly influence the quality of my days. —Kathleen...