The Land As it Lays

It’s the start of July and here’s the lay of the land. Scarily, it’s over half way through the year and I’ve had so many amazing, life changing experiences. It feels like a lot of my 20s I was getting by and then I went though a severe illness and it changed me from the … Read more The Land As it Lays

10 Benefits of Recovery Great for Every Person on the Planet

Wherever you are in this life, you can use these benefits to grow, develop yourself and find peace.

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation

Do you meditate? I do. And meditation is like an heirloom to me. And one day I got a little worried. I didn’t feel much difference. I didn’t feel calm and peaceful like I was supposed to feel. In fact, I didn’t feel anything. Nothing has changed. I was still the irritable, depressed person that … Read more Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?

When Lost, Find Roots

No one is immune to the mountains and valleys of life. At times, we find ourselves kicking ass at work and coming home to loved ones who fill our lives with joy. Other times, our co-workers “forgot” to invite us to Happy Hour so we go home alone because we were just broken up with … Read more When Lost, Find Roots

Your Insecurities May Be As Simple as Perspective

After struggling with self-esteem issues, Abbe Dembowitz came up with an idea to turn negative thoughts into positive affirmations through simple, inspiring photographs.

The Turn It Around Project is to provide a simplistic approach to a complicated problem: turn it around. In providing positive affirmations for negative thoughts through photographic expression, individuals will be able to gain a newfound sense of self. It is our objective to create awareness, establish community and garner positivity for the best and worst in us all.

Beautiful and encouraging photographs. Even if you can’t stop that first negative thought that pops into your head, you can change the second and third.

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Addiction Poems and My Addiction Recovery Systems

Addiction Poems and My Addiction Recovery Systems

Quitting something can seem incredibly hard, so much so that we don’t even want to put ourselves through the suffering. Have you tried giving up alcohol? Marijuana? Biting your nails? Complaining? Cigarettes? Junk food? I can confirm that it’s hard to dealing with addiction, but there are several things that stand in our way: The physical … Read more Addiction Poems and My Addiction Recovery Systems

Things that Make Me Happy

Things that Make Me Happy

When I think about some questions such as what is happiness and what is self-happiness, I decide to think about all of the little things that make me happy and put a smile on my face. Some days I feel so overwhelmed with my to-do list, so it’s nice to have a list to reference and … Read more Things that Make Me Happy