Posts tagged self care
Why Balance Matters

Balance didn’t become a priority for me until I got sober. A few years into my sobriety, I went to a 12-step recovery retreat in Malibu. I remember the speaker shared about the importance of seeking balance. He explained that we can evaluate how balanced our life is by considering how we work, love, and play. That sounded simple enough. Yeah, right.

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Authenticity is My Anchor

Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are. --Brene Brown

I had an eye opening discussion with my son John recently about authenticity. The conversation started with his concerns about balancing time for self-care with time to nurture a friendship.

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