In April of 2011, after having been unemployed for seven months and drinking more every day, I was hired as a temp at a corporation in Richmond. I thought I was on the upswing, finally. I was trying to get some confidence back which had been decimated by unemployment. What I didn’t know was that … Continue reading My Story in Ten Minutes
This week instead of spending my forty hours with a corporation, I am spending it with others in recovery, learning how to serve within our community. I have one more week in training as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist. This is a step towards state certification in this ever-growing and much needed field. But one … Continue reading Clarity Through Shutting Up; Just BE There
One of the coolest things about coaching is coaching myself. I work with a couple of coaches in addition to ME. I have my personal coach and a business coach. And they are both fanTAStic. They hold me accountable and call me out on my s***—often! Something I've learned by working with my coaches is … Continue reading Sink or Swim?
I don't only work with people who are recovering from substance misuse. We all come to a place in our life from time to time when we feel like we have no inspiration, no spark. We feel stuck - in our jobs, in our relationships with others and ourselves. We can't help but feel like … Continue reading What does a Life Coach do?