Destination Addiction

I am not talking about being addicted to traveling, folks. I am talking about being addicted to feeling like your happiness is waiting for you somewhere in the future! This idea popped up on one of the spiritual groups I am in on Facebook and it instantly made me roll my eyes. You may be…

30 Day Yoga Challenge: Yoga and Chronic Pain

Greetings, lightworkers! I am writing this shorter post as a call to action! Something you don’t known about me yet is that I live with chronic pain. I have had chronic headaches since I was in high school and I have pain from a severe shoulder injury caused by a car crash in 2014. (Both…

It’s My Birthday!

No, not my regular birthday…it’s my SOBRIETY BIRTHDAY! My oh my, guys! I don’t usually celebrate my birthday and if I do, I don’t ask for much. Nor do I brag on myself often, but it seems today is one of those rare occasions where I just might…My sobriety birthday seems to be becoming even…

What Are Your Neuropeptides Saying About You?

Okay, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Come on, Lo. What the hell are you talking about?” Hold your horses, my friends, because I promise this will be relevant. About a month ago, I read a book called Zen and the Art of Happiness by Chris Prentiss, and one of the things he mentioned really struck me. He talked…

Chronic Suicidal Ideation

Recently, when I was in group therapy, the term Chronic SI came up. I had never heard of it- I mean I knew about Suicidal Ideation- I have struggled with that for years now. But I had never heard it in terms that, some people may just chronically have fleeting SI. If you don’t know,…

Which Wolf Will You Feed?

G’day, my friends! One of the things that have been on my mind a lot recently, is how my mind works. Why is it that I feel like I constantly have to fend off my demons? (That’s at least what I call them): the suicidal thoughts, the self-hate, the tendency to revert to learned behaviors…

Take YOUR Break!

Bonjour! Today’s thought is about giving yourself a much-needed break! This excerpt comes from the book Touchstones. “I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It’s amazing how it cheers one up to ‘shred oranges and scrub the floor.” – D.H. Lawrence Focusing on pain or having difficulties…