Catching Up After Some Time Working on Balance

Balance is crucially important because without it, things topple over. That's as true with Jenga as it is for our lives. I also believe that God, the Universe, the Law of Attraction or whatever belief you subscribe to is heavily-rooted in balance. Unfortunately, for me, in the past, when I'm out of balance, I've evened…

Does NoFap Work? Depends If You Actually Have A Porn Addiction

This past weekend, I put up a meme on my Instagram page. I was just trying to get something up on my page as I'm trying to build a following and try not to miss a day. Sometimes, I share deep and painful thoughts. Sometimes, I just share a joke. My Valentine's Day share was…

Imposter Syndrome hasn’t disappeared in recovery

The reality about recovery is that it sets you up for a healthier, happier life. But like all of those normal people out there, you're still going to have a range of emotions. You're also going to have other things going on. Just because you don't drink anymore, it doesn't mean self-doubt goes away. If…

Getting Older: 45 is only halfway to 90, he rationalizes on his birthday

Five days before my 27th birthday, my son was born. He just turned 18 the other day, so today it's my turn to experience my 45th year. One of the great ways to have people ignore your birthday is to have a child's birthday only a couple days earlier. Once my son was born, my…

My Son’s 18th Birthday is Forcing Me to Reflect on Aging

Tomorrow is my son's 18th birthday. That means today is his last day of being a child, which means this is my last day of having kids. My daughter is 21 and bought a house last month. She's not coming home. My son is waiting to hear back from colleges where he's applied. I understand…