Food for thought

Hearing someone on the internet reading an insult -- "Comments like these have weight and they affect us because this is how we talk to ourselves....These comments ride in on the names we call ourselves internally." "I have devoted my life to peace and kindness inside and outside, but know that without the internal self …

Selfcare Step 1 for 2021

I'm still focusing on clean home selfcare. I have made great progress in my "closet" area. I have removed broken stuff that got shoved the the back of the closet... a shameful amount of recycling (college stuff I haven't touched in years and that pile of shoe boxes that I have kept) ... took out …

March 2, 2021

Today, I am thankful I have a job. Today, (not all days) I am thankful that I work from home. Today, I am thankful for solo work... Somedays I am thankful for group work. Today, I am thankful for quiet. Today, I am thankful to advice from internet friends (Youtube). Today, I am thankful for …

Remember this moment

I wish I could bottle moments to remember - happy, sad, inspired, angry, disappointed, hungover.... Wouldn't it be so useful to bring up those emotions prior to making a bad choice, prior to saying whoa is me..? Last night was the second time I really have hung out with my husband since the year started... …

Not Drinking is the Easy Part …. Having to Feel Your Feelings is Hard the Hard Part

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls5P_DLeSRY I'm always game for a good piece of inspiration and this is just what I needed today! This inspired me to clean up my Instagram.... I first simply went to search for @noboozebabes ... and then I thought why am I following hundreds of people//things? I only keep Instagram for a couple people as …

Chemical and environmental aspects of addiction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jlH7Q73XJY&t=601s What makes some people an addict and some not? Physical- everyone's brain has slight variations (DNA) - differences in dopamine production, differences in processing, differences receptors. A brain that is more susceptible to emotions or interference. Environment- how were you raised? what is your experiences up to this point? Abuse, neglect, trauma... your circumstances …