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Feel Like You’ve Lost Yourself in Your Relationship? Read this!

It can be easy to lose yourself and become entangled or enmeshed in the one we love. When you love an addict/alcoholic though, it’s a big problem when you want nothing more than the other person’s happiness, and put that above (or at the expense of) your own happiness. I have gone without to makeContinue Reading “Feel Like You’ve Lost Yourself in Your Relationship? Read this!”

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When you feel like you’re going crazy…

Do you feel like you’re going crazy and you don’t know what’s true anymore?  Do you feel like you’re just going and going and not getting anything done? Like you’re spinning your wheels? Like it’s a lot of work, but no fruition? You know what I mean – you’re burning yourself out to take careContinue Reading “When you feel like you’re going crazy…”

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Getting back to basics : The ABC’s of Recovery

Let’s get back to basics!   2018 for me is going to be about getting back to the basics, and I’d love to share that with you.  So many things are WAY more complicated than they really have to be.  If you’ve seen any elementary math lately, you know what I mean! There’s more fluffContinue Reading “Getting back to basics : The ABC’s of Recovery”

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3 things to remember when you’re in a funk

I’ll be the first to admit when I’m cranky. Sometimes it’s between moon cycles, sometimes it’s seasons of the year, sometimes it’s seasons of life in general. There’s just something about that ‘in between’ space that feels super uncomfortable.  It can take time to get used to changes. Transitions can be rough. Any time there is aContinue Reading “3 things to remember when you’re in a funk”

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Getting to the root of it

There are lots of plant references in life. There’s family trees, grass being greener on the other side of the fence, growing like a weed.  You get the picture…  One of the ones that has always been intriguing is “getting to the root of it”. “It” could be anything from a physical issue to mentalContinue Reading “Getting to the root of it”

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Is contentment a thing?

Do you know how it feels to be content?

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What’s your “why”?

There’s a reason WHY you keep going. In some cases our why might just be “because I have to”. And that’s legit.

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2017 – It’s heeeeeeere.

Any of my horror movie fans will get it… Just like Carrie Ann, I find myself spending more time in front of screens (even on day 3 of the new year) than I’d like.  Why is that? I am avoiding doing the work. It’s not easy to make changes, and it’s certainly not easy toContinue Reading “2017 – It’s heeeeeeere.”

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Full moon tonight

Oh joy – a full moon. I don’t know about you, but I totally understand where the word “lunatic” came from.  I’m feeling blah, and discontented, and anxious, and excited, and optimistic, all at the same time.  On edge is how I can best describe it… (even writers have trouble finding the words sometimes).  I’mContinue Reading “Full moon tonight”

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When you feel like giving up (part 4)

AKA – Betrayal So, we’ve all experienced betrayal at some point.  It could be as simple as your friend picking someone else for the dodge ball game, or as complicated as adultery.  When the rubber hits the road, betrayal sucks. I thought it was the job of my dreams I thought I was being groomedContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up (part 4)”