You'll look back and be amazed at how far you've come. But you'll look forward and be more amazed all the places you can choose to go.
Doesn't it stand to reason that people who witness horrific things as part of their job description might suffer mental health issues as a result?
I want you to understand what sobriety means to me because it might help you understand what it can mean to you.
Most of us think of vulnerability as weakness. Computer hackers exploit vulnerabilities in software. Military commanders exploit vulnerabilities in the enemy's defenses. Sports teams look for vulnerabilities in the opposing team's players. Weakness is not something we want more of in our lives. Many parents think of parenting in these terms. We're either in a position of strength or we're in one of weakness and that puts us at risk. We think our kids are just waiting for a crack to appear in our parenting armor. Once they see one they are going to pounce and then... we're doomed. We [...]