When we grow up in dysfunctional systems, we learn to protect ourselves. One of those survival mechanisms is keeping ourselves small, invisible, unknown. At the same time, we often develop a hyper vigilance to those around us and feel like
Episode 117: What Courage do you need TODAY? Description: Using a recent entry from her journal, Amy discusses daily courage. How do we find the daily courage needed to face the overwhelm we sometimes feel? How do we practically find
I never thought as a child that I wanted to grow up to be a sex addict. That wasn’t the course I was on. Life knocked me a few degrees here and there along my journey. Without course corrections, we
After listening (really watching) two friends have a heated argument on Facebook, I started to really pay attention to my usage of the word “but”. I soon became aware of the problems this word was causing in my life. As
In episode 80, I asked the question, are you All In when it comes to recovery? In episode 81 we discussed some of the distractors that prevent us from being all in. After a long few weeks and a thorough
All In: Episode Notes In this episode I share with you a recent revelation I have had about my life. I’m holding back. I’m not ALL IN! Of course, this isn’t the case in all areas of my life –
Bonus Episode: The Cycle of Relationships While driving to spend some time with her family, Amy shares the cycle and evolution of relationships in her recovery.
Step 8: Forgiveness Concluding the discussion on step 8, Amy shares one of the most influential experiences she has heard about forgiveness. Using the experience of Corrie ten Boom related in her book “The Hiding Place”, Amy shares why forgiveness
Step 7: It Works When I Work It In the continuation of the discussion about the 12 steps of recovery, and the conclusion of the discussion on Step 7, Amy offers three methods for working this step in our lives.
Episode 064: Engaged In The Struggle: Maureen Part 2 Engaged In The Struggle: Maureen Part 2 During the Worth Recovery event, “Engaged In The Struggle”, in Seattle, Washington, Amy sat with Maureen as they discussed their recovery journeys. Staying engaged