Do you really feel what you are going through is the worst thing that could ever have happened to you? It may feel that way right now but it's because you are buried in the worst of it. You can't see beyond where you are right now and it all feels hopeless or at least futile to keep trying. I've ... » Learn More about Looking Back and Beyond
I had a misconception about what I would feel like after healing emotionally. When I was trying to find my way out of depression and confusion, I imagined that when I felt better it would feel like I was floating on a cloud. I envisioned dancing through my days, picking flowers and being immune to ... » Learn More about Awakening Pains: How to Embrace New Frontiers of Growth
"Something surreal is so strange that you cannot believe it is real." I think that is how I would define these last 2 years for me. Living through the worst life has to offer there are times that it feels like a bad dream I can't wake up from. Unfortunately I'm wide awake. What do we do when ... » Learn More about Reflections – September 2016
I have started and restarted this month’s article about half a dozen times. I decided to write about how simple steps led to real change for me, and began my story from both ends. At first I started writing about the first simple step I took but then thought that talking about my real change first ... » Learn More about Real Change and How a Simple Step Can Get Us There
Do you ever sit there and wonder what the hell just happened to your life? Are you sometimes stunned by what you've been through even though you know it really did happen. It's not a dream but a really bad nightmare come true? When I first started Simple Steps I use to say I'd lost everything except ... » Learn More about What Now?