Currently trying to maintain my sober lifestyle!
I feel so much happier and healthier being AF, its a relief to not be constantly thinking about alcohol anymore!
Yes, there are definitely hard days and that is why I am here, to get advice on how to get through those tough moments!
I love being a part of this supportive and caring community!
I sooo want to but I’m just worried that taking a weekend off from my studying will be a bad move since I have to do 2 papers and I know I will have 2 assignments due about a week or so later!
It would be so awesome to go down and meet everyone but I just don’t think I will be able to fit it in 😥
I will keep my fingers crossed for another meet up…[Read more]
No, not at all, bloody sensible and highly responsible. These gatherings can be pretty tiring – in a good way. Emotional, funny, very hard to get enough sleep as the talk goes on, and on as you can imagine. And the food, omg, the food. Last time @agent99 took charge and cooked up a storm – did both nights. I will not forget that superb effort,…[Read more]
Listen to Tara Brach’s talk, it has some deep truths. I think I need to hear it every week 🙁
Have you heard her? Have I raved? She offers a treasure trove of talks and meditations – if you like her style that is. Not all do.
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
Anxiety and the fear of failure is a pervasive suffering around the world. It is also…[Read more]
That’s amazing, congratulations on getting that compensation, a yoga retreat sounds like a fab way to use it!
I had a similar situation to your sister, I had a lump in my breast and was told it was most likely nothing to worry about but that wait for the scan was horrible! I kept it to myself mostly and pretended I was ok but inside I was freaking…[Read more]
Aww Hun that is very tough! Not knowing who you are and where you come from must be a huge struggle! It doesn’t help that you don’t have a very supportive adoptive family either! Especially your first ‘mother’! Wow, what a thing to say to you!
I don’t know how to make it all go away and get better but I am sending you big virtual hug, positive,…[Read more]
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