Motivation.... how do you get it? how do you keep it? how do you refuel it? This is one of the most common questions I get! So in this episode I share with you my ideas on how to find and keep motivation. I spell out a three part plan and share some of my own experiences. Remember: Motivation comes to me from the inside, I am my own motivator!
Until next time,
Episode 001: My Recovery Plan
One of the questions people consistently ask me is about the ONE THING that made the difference in my recovery. That is an impossible question to answer, of course. And I give my best attempt in this episode. Let me share with you part of my journey to self-awareness.
2020 was not my best year. While I learned a lot and had some great opportunities and wins, there were many things that didn't happen. I'm calling it the year of false starts. It took a toll on me and on Worth Recovery. However, I'm doing the work to change that. In this episode I discuss how shame and guilt have kept me frozen and not moving forward and how learning to love myself through the process has been the most rewarding.
Connection is such a necessary part of life. Yet, for so many reasons it feels scary and unsafe. With everything else going on the world right now - pandemics, civil unrest, social distancing, protests, etc. - connection is every more essential than ever.
Try this Ted Talk by Johann Hari
Or this one by Brene Brown
In this episode I discuss why we need connection and the offer four invitations for you to connect.
1. Worth Recovery Women's Stories Series
2. The Worth Circle - online FaceBook support group
3. Recovery Coaching
4. Call and connect with me - go to the Recovery Coaching page and schedule a call with me. I'd love to connect, even if you're not interested in coaching.
Free Fall is an opportunity to reorganize your life really quickly. In a matter of moments/days/weeks things can look really different. At least it has the potential to. But we must look at falling with intentionality and not fear. In this episode I share one of my first moments of free fall when I got laid off from a job in 2015 and the impact that had on my life. There was an exercise I did that helped me to be intentional about what I let fall into my life and what I let fall out of my life. I hope it is as helpful for you as it was for me.
I'd love to connect with you! If you want to talk about coaching, the worth circle, online sex addiction groups - OR if you just want to talk to someone who gets it - schedule a time with me here: https://worthrecovery.com/recovery-coaching/
Interested in learning more about the Worth Circle? Awesome, I'd love to tell you. You can either schedule a time to talk to me above or check out the website with more information here: https://worthrecovery.com/worthcircle/
Want to join my sex addiction groups for women starting in May? I'd love to have you! You can email me, schedule a time to talk or read more here: https://www.healingpathsrecovery.com/events/
You can always email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
I have a love/hate relationship with boundaries. At least, I used to. Boundaries are what keep us safe. Having good boundaries can be life changing. We never really know just how life-changing until we start to live with good boundaries. In this episode, I partner with Jackie Pack from the Thanks For Sharing Podcast to discuss boundaries. Jackie and I work together as One Layer Deeper. We'd love to spend a year exploring Boundaries with you. Learn more about the boundary box here: https://onelayerdeeper.com/the-boundary-box/
As you evolve, everything in your life must evolve. If your evolution during recovery doesn't flow out to the other areas of your life, you could wake up one day and wonder what is going on?!?! In this episode, I talk about some of the evolutions I've had to make in recovery and how they have impacted my life.
We recently celebrated Memorial Day here in the USA. This is a day we recognize all those who have made sacrifices for the freedoms we live with and enjoy. This amplified the recent thoughts I've been having about the price of freedom - not political freedom - personal freedom.
In this episode I share some of the prices I've paid for the freedom I have from addiction as well as the current struggle I'm facing to pay the price for the next level of freedom and recovery I want for my life.
How about you? What is the price for your next level of recovery?
All my love,
I know you've heard the term: compartmentalize. Maybe you've even heard it glorified and bragged about by people. I'm so good at compartmentalizing my life! And while it can be an effective coping strategy - that is all it is a copying strategy. It helps you survive. However, I'm tired of surviving. I want to thrive. In this episode, I share how I keep mindful of the danger of compartmentalization and a few strategies I've used to become a more integrated, congruent person.
You asked - I'm answering. You wanted to know how I do an evaluation of my life, how I make connections, how I know there is something off and how do I dig deeper into what that is and find clarity. In this episode, I share with you two of tools I use to identify what is off in my life. These tools have helped me for years in identifying where I need to put my focus and energy. I hope they help you as well!