How Will You Cross The 2016 Finish Line – By Tsgoyna Tanzman

Have you ever noticed the best runners cross the finish line with a flourish? They save a burst for the end. They cross the line as winners. As we approach the finish line of 2016, do you find yourself looking at the goals you wanted to achieve while thinking or saying, “What’s the use, it’s all over now anyway. I’ll start fresh in the New Year. What’s the point? I might as well let it slide. ” While it might be true you didn’t hit the targets you wished, the image, taste and feel of what you’ve done or not done comes with you. You can’t really start fresh until you make peace with the past. Derek Rydall, a prominent life coach and spiritual leader, whose book Emergence, Seven Steps for a Radical Life Change (and podcasts) are well worth putting on your reading/listening list for 2017, says, “Every unfinished pattern of the… Continue reading

It’s About Perspective – By Davee Christina

Sitting in an AA speaker meeting and listening to someone’s story feels like reading an autobiography. Every person has a story full of recounted memories of the good and bad. Whether downright downplayed or exaggerated, each person’s story is unique in its own way because it’s told from personal perspectives. There are many things money can buy in this world but a new perspective isn’t one of them. Only hard work gets you one of those. One thing that is mentioned in the promises and by many members of AA is that we will gain a new perspective. How perfect and wonderful it is to be guaranteed a new outlook on life, a reprieve from the dreary hopeless life we once led in active alcoholism and addiction. I never knew just how important it is to tap into gaining a different point of view, probably more important a tool than… Continue reading