You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ Eleanor Roosevelt
We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future. – Steve Maraboli
“How would your life be different if…You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day…You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others”
― Steve MaraboliLife, the Truth, and Being Free

“Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.”
― Steve MaraboliUnapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”
― Steve MaraboliLife, the Truth, and Being Free
“Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!”
― Steve MaraboliUnapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
“I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, “aw shit, he’s up!”
― Steve MaraboliUnapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”
Marcus Aurelius
What is Mindfulness?   State of being present in the here and now; being in the moment, being in your body; not being on ‘autopilot.’
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
7 Common Habits of Unhappy People = and Ideas to Break Them
I heard a simple but profound statement that has really stuck with me:  action leads to motivation… really has me rethinking.  I usually wait to get motivated to deal or do things.
I really am liking the Center for Motivation and Change materials.. have some connection with SMART.. here is article on 3 steps to Mindfullness:
Broken Promises – The Abstinence Violation Effect:  AVE means that how we respond to drifting from our goals determines what happens after we drift. Do we get right back on track or give up?
Emotional Sobriety Articles:
Aviod People that Dont add Value to your life:
Funny (or not) article about the steriotypes of People you meet at Recovery Meetings:  FURIES PICK!  Very similiar to what I am doing with this site!  The Addiction Recovery Guide assists individuals struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism find help that best suits their needs. From evaluation to residential treatment, we have selected a range of outstanding programs and resources.To seek online help from others in recovery and to share your success stories, visit our message board.  Cravings can be significantly reduced by new medications, amino acids and other holistic approachessuch as meditation.