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Why Rock Bottom Works–or Doesn’t

    In 12 step groups they have a saying, "You know you've hit rock bottom when you stop digging." In other words... You know you're at your lowest when you're ready to change. That's the hard truth if your lowest low was brought on by a compulsive behavior, habitual poor choices and/or a lack … Continue reading Why Rock Bottom Works–or Doesn’t

Welcome to Team Rock Bottom

Welcome to Team Rock Bottom! You're in good company. Failure, defeat, hardship, grief and loss... What isn't there to love? Whether it's in business, marriage, health, compulsive behavior or a combination thereof hitting rock bottom is a common reality among the most successful people not only in our generation but in generations past. I'll be … Continue reading Welcome to Team Rock Bottom

The Little Known, Misunderstood Power of Dissatisfaction

So I’ve been thinking about dissatisfaction in life, and what being dissatisfied really means about us. I think a lot of people equate dissatisfaction with life with having a bad attitude or being a bad person. They couldn’t be more wrong. First off, judging our feelings (and dissatisfaction is a feeling) as good or bad … Continue reading The Little Known, Misunderstood Power of Dissatisfaction

Our Most Valuable Non-Renewable Resource and what to do with it.

  In his book The hidden pattern behind everything we do Albert-László Barabasi wrote, “Time is our most valuable non-renewable resource…” Not money, not food, not oil or water—but time. We all come to a point in life— some sooner than others— where we begin to feel time slipping away. Like all of a sudden, … Continue reading Our Most Valuable Non-Renewable Resource and what to do with it.