Category Archives: HEALTH

Thought for Today (8/21/2019)

When you get an urge or craving to do something that is unhealthy for you and others, try doing some deep breathing exercises and other grounding skills for 15 minutes, and that destructive urge will pass.  You’ll thank yourself later. … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (8/19/2019)

The thought for today is about being grateful for what I have, and not dwelling on what I don’t have.  I am grateful for: My faith & the loving God I follow; My family; The closeness of the veteran community … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (8/6/2019)

When you’re down or anxious and no one is around, try using your five senses to pick you up. For most people I talk to, the olfactory sense seems to be the extreme on both ends of the enjoyment chart.  … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (7/23/2019)

In life, love, and recovery, you get out of it what you put into it. ~ ME

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Thought for Today (7/22/2019)

It was seven years ago today that I started this blog in order to help me get my vocabulary back after experiencing a stroke on 2/17/2012.  It has been a long journey and there are still days that the words … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (7/21/2019)

It is cloudy and gloomy outside but oh what a glorious day!  Although it is heavily overcast, the high today is 20 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than yesterday. Whereas the temperature made it less than ideal for working outside, today is begging me … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (7/20/19)

Last week while facilitating a group for those with substance abuse issues, one person asked me to define “recovery”.  He said everyone keeps telling him in the residential facility that he is in a recovery program, and he wanted me … Continue reading

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