When You're Going Through Hell

When You’re Going Through Hell…

Keep on going. I have that annoying country song stuck in my head this morning. This past week, I had been relishing in how great everything was finally going again. (Mistake #1: Never relish). I had ...

Review When Things Fall Apart

Book Club Review: When Things Fall Apart

“Everything that ends is also the beginning of something else. Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward.” When Things Fall Apart was recommended to me by a therapist friend after...

Book Review The Gratitude Diaries

Book Review: The Gratitude Diaries

I was feeling pretty pitiful and overwhelmed at the end of October. So, when I took up the task to select a book for the first Rockstar Comeback virtual book club, gratitude bubbled up to the surface ...

resiliency is born out of pain

The Ugly Truth About Resiliency

It’s all well and good to talk about climbing mountains and learning to play the guitar in creating resilient lifestyles, but the ugly truth is that resiliency is born out of pain.  The hero is ...

Finding Purpose in the Pain

Finding Purpose in the Pain

In the midst of the very worst moments, I knew that I could never look the other way again. There comes a time in your life when you confront a reality that is so unacceptable, it leaves a scar on you...