My Independence Day • Two Years Sober

My Independence Day • Two Years Sober

Two years ago today I gave up alcohol. I consider July 6th to be my own Independence Day. That decision has given me the freedom to chase my dreams unencumbered by the passion dampening effects of a substance. Since then I have had the most empowering and productive two years of my...
Emotional Bank Account

Emotional Bank Account

Relationships are a series of emotional withdrawals and deposits you make with another person. A person who often makes more withdrawals than deposits. Those withdrawals come in the form of your time, love and attention. That is time, love and attention you need to give to yourself first, before you give it away so easily. Invest in yourself before you start spending on others; I promise that the return is much greater in the long...
The Vitamin of Love

The Vitamin of Love

I think of Love like a vitamin that we all need. For some people Love is like Vitamin D and they can produce it internally, for others it is like Vitamin C and they must get it from an external source. For us to truly love others we must be able to produce love ourselves so we aren’t dependent on an external source, otherwise we just take love from others until they have nothing left to give. That is the naturally parasitic relationship we have all seen or been in. Take time to love yourself and make sure those you love do...