Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 25

Reflections on 3 years sober

Three years ago today, I had my last drink. Well…last eight drinks. My dad always said, “If you don’t know when your last drunk was, you haven’t had it yet.” He was right. And I knew June 25, 2013 was it.   I was a year-and-a-half in to a serious, professionally-aided attempt at getting sober […]

June 09

Mindfulness is Good for Your Brain When Standing in Line (Guest post by Kelly Wilson)

This week, I’m honored to have Kelly Wilson as my guest. Kelly is a comedian and author who writes about grief, recovery, mental health, abuse, and healing. Today, she shares with us the usefulness of mindfulness, even if it does make you look like a moose.   Mindfulness is Good for Your Brain When Standing in […]

June 06

PTSD & Sleep Paralysis: How Traumatic Experiences Can Affect Sleep (Guest Post by Melissa Flickinger)

This week, I’m pleased to present an article written by the wonderful Melissa Flickinger–book marketing manager extraordinaire–about an experience I know all too well: sleep paralysis. More about Melissa later, but first her post:   PTSD & Sleep Paralysis: How Traumatic Experiences Can Affect Sleep   It began in high school, the terrifying nightmares of […]