Posts in the ‘Self Esteem’ Category

“The new Tesla goes from 0 to 100 in 2.5 seconds. The only thing faster than that is a co-dependent who goes from 0 to “dead-in-a-ditch” in one second flat!” Felix Vikhman (paraphrase) Addiction impacts every member of a household, from the oldest members of the family to infants, toddlers and teens. When someone in

Addiction, Denial, and Self Care

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives

The Rooms of our Life

There is an Indian proverb or axiom that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but, unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired,

Lessons from the “Three Little Pigs”

  We all know the story of the “Three Little Pigs.” The story begins with the title characters being sent out into the world by their mother, to “seek out their fortune”. The first little pig builds a house of straw, but a wolf blows it down and he ran as fast as he could

Love and Connection to Others

Human beings are hard wired to need love and connection. From birth to death, love is not just the focus of human lives; rather it is the life force of humans. It regulates our moods, regulates our bodily rhythms, and changes the very structure of our brains. Most people presume that the body they inhabit

AA, Recovery, and a Higher Power

I have been reflecting on AA and the Higher Power… So much of the resistance to AA and other fellowships seems to come because of the instance that the alcoholic or addict buy into some version of a Higher Power. This issue often can drive alcoholics out the door before they begin to give the

Pre and Postmarital sex – an Anglican perspective

I have several friends and clients who because of my Anglican seminary training ask me about the religious or church“rules” concerning sex. Specifically what are the religious “rules” as regards to unmarried sex as a widow or divorced person who is north of fifty. The marriage vows say, “till death do us part”… well for

The Impostor Syndrome

Don’t be fooled by me. Don’t be fooled by the face I wear For I wear a mask, a thousand masks, Masks that I’m afraid to take off And none of them is me. “Please Hear What I Am Not Saying” – Charles C. Finn The Imposter Syndrome, or Impostor Phenomenon is a psychological phenomenon

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