The Past

“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either learn from it… or run from it.” ~Rafiki(From The Lion King) This quote is from a kids movie called “The Lion King”. In the movie, Simba, ran away from home after being told he caused his father’s death. He meets… Continue reading The Past

#VegasStrong  #HurricaneSurvivor  #Compassion #Empathy #Tolerance

“When you put your foot on the gas pedal and push it all the way to the floor and the RPM’s was all the way to the red line, what happens to the engine after a period of time?” ~My former psychology teacher We are living in stressful times aren’t we? Three hurricanes in a… Continue reading #VegasStrong  #HurricaneSurvivor  #Compassion #Empathy #Tolerance


“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.” ~Anne Lamott. I recently went to talk to a group of addicts with another recovering addict. What we discussed after I shared my story is the reason I write this… Continue reading Hope


“From the time we wake up in the morning until the time we go to bed at night, our day is full of choices. What we do with our choices is totally up to us” ~ Unknown Our day is full of choices isn’t it? What to eat, what to drink, what to wear, what… Continue reading Choices

Be Proactive With Your Health

“I find it terrible that doctors refuse to listen to their patients, and to an extent, almost ridicule them, when they try to save themselves from bad advice.” ~Anonymous I stumbled on this statement while I was researching some information on my health. I left out the patient’s name in the spirit of patient confidentiality.… Continue reading Be Proactive With Your Health


“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching” ~C.S. Lewis Ah…Integrity. Having integrity means doing the right thing in a reliable way. It’s a personality trait that we strive to live by, because it means a person has a moral compass that doesn’t waver. I chose this quote because all to… Continue reading Integrity

Be the Change…

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” ~Mahatma Gandhi (863 words) I’ll bet there are a couple people reading this who don’t like what they are seeing in the world whether it’s in your own life or the world as a whole. Maybe you want things to change but you… Continue reading Be the Change…