2018 in Review

I believe it to be important to reflect on what the years have brought us. Whether¬† we are trying to sort our lives out or we have it all together, all of us could benefit from a little reflection. Where we were, where we are, and where we are planning …

Life on the Streets: Gratitude

Let me tell you about what goes on in my head. I think that getting high and living on the street is a far better life. It’s easier, right? I mean no job to go to, no stress of life, no nothing, but just looking for the fix. However, I …

Some Thanks for Seven Years of Sobriety

Tomorrow will be seven years clean. I used to sit in the AA, NA, CMA, etc rooms while I was on probation, and just be simply blown away at the people that have 5, 7, 10, 20 years clean. However, I did think that taking smoke breaks in the middle …

Holidays and Balance

Whew! It has been an insane past couple of weeks. I missed last week’s post and have almost missed this week’s post. After the Holidays I will draw up and release some more worksheets. However, until then I want to talk about the holidays, balancing life, and taking time to …

Breaking Life Up

When we get clean and sober life can come hitting us hard. A lot of times we have a lot of healing to do. Healing with others and healing with ourselves. That’s why I always tell people that we need to take our time and be patient. How do you …

From the Mind of an Addict Introduction

Hello, everyone and welcome to my blog, From the Mind of an Addict. I am an accomplished musician, published writer, and a recovered addict. I am also the father of two beautiful girls, and another baby on the way. I am married to a wonderful woman who supports me in …