Tag Archives: PTSD

10 Tips for getting out of you own way in recovery

Recovery Rocks

Practice “mindfulness.” It’s really just a nice word for, “F’ing pay attention to yourself.” It’s a lot easier to deal with wants, needs, and feelings when you know what they actually are. Stop being “terminally unique.” Everyone has a right to their opinion. Projecting your view of self and deciding the rest of us feel […]

A letter from your Higher Power

Recovery Rocks

Spiritual growth is the key to overcoming terrible things. It’s daunting and it’s messy. Unlike established religions or philosophies, spirituality has no rules or imposed structure. It gives one the opportunity to practice eclecticism: gather things that work for you, and develop your own beliefs, rituals, and practices. It’s the ultimate example of, “Take what […]

A look inside email and text therapy

Recovery Rocks

It’s funny that no matter how much I grow; I catch myself resisting things simply because they’re new to me.  I’m determined not to get old before my time, which means I need to keep trying new things. For years I resisted most forms of therapy and counseling that are offered online…which in retrospect was […]