VALENTINE’S DAY: SO MUCH MORE THAN CHOCOLATES

Around Valentine's Day, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of worrying about what we have & don’t have: love externally, our relationship status, extravagant plans & the Insta pic to prove it.  Whether you’re a traditional V-Day fan or not, many of us forget the actual meaning of this day: LOVE, APPRECIATION, AND … Continue reading VALENTINE’S DAY: SO MUCH MORE THAN CHOCOLATES

PERFECTIONISM & GIVING PERMISSION TO FAIL

It’s official. The Perfectionism Monster has crept into my head. He brought his luggage, unpacked, and getting too cozy spreading his infectious hyper-focus on perfection and failure. Throughout recovery, perfectionism has been a constant struggle for me. I struggle relentlessly with black & white thinking patterns:  I won't be good enough to maintain a healthy … Continue reading PERFECTIONISM & GIVING PERMISSION TO FAIL