From Addict to Entrepreneur and Loving Son

“It's a very, very tough thing - very easy to become addicted and very, very hard to become a recovering addict.”  - Tom Scholz Fire Water As alcoholics, we are pretty well versed in our knowledge of alcohol. But have you heard of this one? Aguardiente.  For those who...

The Six Choices I Made to Reclaim My Life

If we want to be truly happy, we have to take our life into our own hands and shape it into a life that is fulfilling.  We have to create a new life model, one where our choices are based on what is right for us, instead of what others think we should do, or what is...

Running from Change

“I am not defined by my past instead I am fueled by it.” I was once a little girl lost, filled with feelings such as frustration, loneliness, confusion and defeat. All I could see was my many mistakes, failures, weaknesses not to mention the obstacles in my way. To...

The Evolution of an Individual.

The evolution of people is fascinating.  I don’t mean people as a species over millions of years.  No, I mean individual people over decades or just a few years.  I mean me. I left school as an almost sixteen-year-old to take a building apprenticeship that I kind of...

Oops. Oh well. Turn around.

"Everyone has a story and every story has value." A few years ago, I went on a road trip with one of my best friends. Did we have a map? Not really. We played it out spontaneously, day by day, getting our directions from the Internet with a laptop. (Back up, back...