Getting Help: How to Take Hold of That “Hand uP”!

Getting Help: How to Take Hold of That “Hand uP”!

Just this week, I came across someone who has been recovering “on his own”. Recognizing that you have any issue at all is a monumental step. Stopping the detrimental use of alcohol, other substances and/or behaviors as a result is highly commendable! You might feel that someone like this has things “under control”, and you know, this individual is on the way! It is much easier to STAY STOPPED once you’re not using substances anymore than it is to STOP. Stopping Alcohol and other  substance use is the first step and just the…continue reading →
CouchSurfing 101: Getting On Your Feet

CouchSurfing 101: Getting On Your Feet

Your partner is tired of you riding the wave of goodness in their heart and has let you know that things just “aren’t working out”. You’ve been jobless for over a year and can’t seem to get it together besides making it to the corner deli for cigarettes and a pack of those 25 cent sponge cakes. You; make your way to your friend’s house with a six pack of their favorite lager (make sure you like it too, as you might drink most of them) in hopes said friend will let you…continue reading →
Fearless Assessment: How to Ground Yourself

Fearless Assessment: How to Ground Yourself

Imagine for a minute that you’re looking to build your dream home. You will have a set of concerns that you will have to address before doing so. You have already picked a location and you have the means to do so. Awesome! You are already halfway there! You are in the process of assembling your team to do so. You get an engineer to come and look at the land. He sees that you have a few feet of topsoil before you hit clay. The lot is fairly level as well as…continue reading →