Tips For Connecting with Your Loved One

A question I’m asked often is, “How do I connect with my loved one when they’re in active addiction?” It’s a great question. Connection is an important part of recovery; it’s actually the opposite of addiction, so connecting with your loved one in meaningful ways...

Let’s Change the Numbers

We just completed our very first beta Stop the Chaos Study Group, and I’ve been deep into studying the results to see what we can do to make the next one even better (more details on the next one in a minute!). The goal of the study group was to provide live support...

Knowing Is Not Enough

Last week was the 11th anniversary of the death of a very special young man who lost his life at the young age of 18. His name was Brian Hoeflinger. He was a star student, a great friend, and an all around kind-hearted person who was driving his car when he died. He...

The Happiness Gap

Twenty-five plus years ago I was a life coach and studied personal development, which brought me to learn all about something I call the Happiness Gap. What is the Happiness Gap? The Happiness Gap is the dissonance between what you want and what you do. It’s the space...

My Recent “Ah-Ha” Moment

I had a huge ah-ha moment during Christmas this year. I made a post about it in the Friends of Tipping Point Community; if you haven’t joined us in there yet, you can do so here. Here’s what I posted: “I had an ah-ha today.The true recovery destination, for me, is...