An Experienced Path

“The path of recovery, whether it be from mental illness, addiction, or both. Cannot be measured by time, but it can be measured by our experiences. The triumphs we have that give us greater self-confidence. The love for ourselves that we develop along the way. The failures that provide us a chance to learn and … Read more

A Humble Balance

“We should embrace the things that we’re good at and the goofy and dumb things we do. By doing so, we find balance in our lives. One that allows us to feel good about ourselves while remaining humble. We will become more self-confident and yet see the humor in what is called the human condition.”

A Strong Self-Confidence With A Degree Of Humility

“Over the years, research has confirmed what so many therapists have known intuitively, that the therapeutic relationship itself is essential to the success a patient experiences. Some studies have even called it the most important common factor to successful outcomes.” (From an article called The Importance of the Relationship in Therapy written by Lisa Firestone Ph.D. for Psychology Today.) I don’t … Read more

Being Happy With Who We Are

“When I was young. I never needed anyone. And makin’ love was just for fun. Those days are gone. Livin’ alone. I think of all the friends I’ve known. But when I dial the telephone. Nobody’s home.” I had girlfriends as a teenager. But the above lyrics from the song All By Myself, sung by Eric … Read more