Each moment offers you the choice to move into or move away from the mental disturbance.Read More
These were little compromises, tiny seemingly-harmless shape-shifty-things. I'd backed myself into a corner of a very small cage. And I wasn't okay in there. Something needed to change.Read More
My early attempts at money sobriety were all about control. Controlling what I spent. Controlling what I earned. Controlling what I felt. Controlling what I thought about. I believed that sobriety meant discipline. I believed that it meant toughing it out. To me, sobriety meant setting my jaw and gritting through anything tough with a stoic sense of badassery.
I believed that life was supposed to be felt in full force. I believed that the entire point of sobriety was to teach us how to be able to stay in discomfort. In effect, this meant that I taught myself to tolerate discomfort.
And this was a terrible mistake to make.Read More