Tag: Motivation

It’s up to You

Sober hero of the day

A life like this You don’t want to miss a single second Happy moments beckon  By choosing to be free and present You can really lessen “Sleeping ” through the good timesyou could otherwise miss  A kind word or gesture, Shared memories,a first kiss It could be a wedding,a play not attended a heart not mendedAs you were far too hungover To make the

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Now Thrive

It happened on a Wednesday morning. I was driving back to the office after a successful breakfast meeting. The windows on my car were down, the music was on, and there was nothing but blue sky and sunshine above me. Then, without warning, I felt it. It started in my chest and quickly engulfed my

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Survive

“I survived because the fire within me burned brighter than the fire around me.” It really started for me last summer. I was reading a book called “The Miracle Morning.” TMM is all about starting your day with certain exercises (mental and physical) that will shape your day and, by extension, change your habits and

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Decide. Survive. Then Thrive.

“Listen,” he said. “It’s important. We are all. Free. To do. Whatever. We choose. To do.” – paraphrased from Richard Bach, Illusions. Today marks 200 days alcohol free for me. During that time, I have not had a single “slip” or “made a mistake” (in relation to alcohol, I’ve made plenty of other mistakes). The

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