Book Review The Gratitude Diaries Janice Kaplan

Book Club 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...

The One Year Post Rock Bottom Post

On August 29th, I woke up at the crack of dawn on the beautiful island of Sardinia, Italy… and everything proceeded to go wrong. Perhaps anniversaries are more powerful than I expected. It’...