I am tired

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017Tired. Some days I am sad and despondent. I am tired of trying to live a happy life with the chaos and trials and addictions around me. Sometimes I am just tired of trying. But my Savior’s grace is always near. When I pray and tell God everything I’m feeling, […]

I am a perfectionist

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017Perfectionist. I am a perfectionist. I think this behavior is a result of growing up in an angry household. I tried hard not to do anything wrong so the focus would not be on me. When I make a mistake I do way too much negative self-talk. In support meetings […]

Change is painful

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017Sometimes change is hard. It is so hard and sometimes very painful to talk to family members and let them know that I am no longer willing to continue to be around their negative influences or behaviors. It is especially hard when they deny their behavior. Sometimes I am afraid […]

How do I let go of resentment?

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017Resentment colors all my relationships negatively. I have been taught all my life how important it is to forgive others. I thought that I was doing this and perhaps in some cases I was. In support meetings I learned about resenting. Resentment and not forgiving are very close if not […]