Surviving the Storm

Surviving the storm of life can be an immense undertaking. Sometimes, these storms of life can ignite a spark deep within us. As a pyrophyte, the mighty Sequoia tree needs fire to start the cycle of rebirth. I  myself needed the fire of emotional pain to start the cycle of a new life. Without the […]

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First Speech

This is the first speech I ever gave about my experience with mental health and addiction.  As little as a month before I had told a friend how I could never give a speech.  When I first agreed to do this speech I was very afraid. I was new to recovery and working through mental […]

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Anger

It is said that “holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” Reflecting back on my life it was expectations, ego, impulsivity and reactions that created the majority of my problems. I would have expectations that wouldn’t be met and my ego would be damaged so then I would […]

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Exorcising my possessions

Exorcising my possessions, like I do in this video has been beyond helpful for me. I have smoked pot for almost 20 years.  That is more than half of my life.  On 9/2/16 I admitted I was powerless over drugs, alcohol being one of them.   I destroyed my possessions two weeks later.  The quality […]

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