Embracing the Suck

  LIFE IS HARD! Not exactly a shocking realization for most people, I know, but an important lesson nonetheless. See, once we truly accept that life is hard then it removes the power of that difficulty. It becomes not about making it easier, but about our ability to persevere. We can measure our growth by […]

Addiction: The Secret Shame

    It’s been called “the monkey on your back” and other phrases that suggest the seemingly unshakeable hold of addiction.  Just when you think you’ve kicked it, it’s back again and you find yourself discouraged, full of shame and even hopeless.  Alcoholism and addiction are an epidemic in our society, with people falling into self-medicating […]

When you don’t know what to do, communicate

I didn’t expect to write this blog today. I planned to write about running. Sometimes life doesn’t fit in with our plans. Today life re-taught me a lesson. And sometimes, when we don’t expect it, life does that. Since it is so fresh for me, I’m going to share my lesson. Maybe you will be […]