Tag: AcoA

Are you seriously volunteering for this treacherous ride?!? Time to rethink your choice.

Are you seriously volunteering for this treacherous ride?!? Time to rethink your choice.

Imagine it: you're on this twisting, turning, WILD roller coaster. It's looping! It's swooping! And you're just along for the ride - no control over what's going on. Kinda like being in an unchecked relationship with an alcoholic or addict, isn't it? When you're in relationship with an alcoholic or addict and you don't have … Continue reading Are you seriously volunteering for this treacherous ride?!? Time to rethink your choice.

Why swimming hard for an unknown shore might just save your life

Why swimming hard for an unknown shore might just save your life

You can only ever work with what you have, right? The experiences you've gone through during your life (and the conclusions you've drawn from them) are what you’re going to pull from as you interact with the world. What else would you know to do?  If you've been told your whole life that a red … Continue reading Why swimming hard for an unknown shore might just save your life

The Pretty Pink Cupcake that makes me want to Vomit

The Pretty Pink Cupcake that makes me want to Vomit

I don't know when I first heard this particular phrase - the one that literally makes my stomach drop like maggots are suddenly plummeting from the sky. This statement is a big fat rationalization. A quick attempt to make the adults involved feel more comfortable. Like someone slathering pretty pink frosting on a cupcake made … Continue reading The Pretty Pink Cupcake that makes me want to Vomit

Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

I'm going to give it to you straight: I'm a little weirdly obsessed with zombie shows. The challenges faced by the survivors? The inevitable character growth? Yes, please! Pass the popcorn - I'm overly committed! 🍿 So when this addiction = the zombie virus comparison popped into my head, I tried to walk away from … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus