Tag Archives: recovery

Putting the puzzle pieces of myself together

Recovery Rocks

Ever play the word association game? I say a word, you respond with the first word that comes to mind? It’s a pop psychology experiment born from the days of analysts who examined the ways in which people think and dream, seeking patterns and underlying motives. An analyst attempting to follow my thought processes would […]

Agony is optional: how to stop resisting change

Recovery Rocks

I spend a lot of time with folks who see their lives as endlessly confusing and overwhelming. I offer them the Keep It Simple System (K.I.S.S.). It’s long been the most sensible approach I’ve found to living and it has infinite applications. My favorite K.I.S.S. strategy is to take whatever I’m unhappy/distressed/F’ed up about and […]

What do you expect from you?

In my work with healers, I preach two things above all else: Be genuine and practice what you preach. The world has too many well-meaning professionals who are largely ineffective. Those who provide the best healing are not simply those of us who have felt broken but who have also experienced a lot of healing. […]