We have another guest this week on donaldhuffman.com. This post is written by my friend Ricardo Ortiz. Check out his blog at newbetterliving.com. I love his inspirational work and I think you will too!
This week we have a special guest post from Frederick Pence, a man I’m lucky enough to call a friend. In this post Fred eloquently writes about coming to the crossroads of the known security and the unknown mystery in the island nation of Cuba. Be sure to check out his site on Medium at medium.com/@fpence
I have mental illness. This morning was bad. I’ve learned a lot in therapy the last year. I’ve learned how I pile a shitshow of pressure on myself until I’m making me and everyone around me miserable. Editing the book isn’t helping the situation any. (more…)
DISCLAIMER – The following post is merely a summary of one part of my journey. I talk about leaving Alcoholics Anonymous. To anyone struggling with addiction or recovery, I am NOT recommending that you take my same actions unless you are absolutely sure it is where your heart is leading you. Working the 12-steps with a sponsor, sponsoring other people, and the fellowship of AA and NA not only gave me the tools to achieve lasting recovery but have shown me how to drastically improve my life in general. I will forever be grateful for my experience in AA. (more…)