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Why the Five Whys

BlogWhy the Five Whys? When I was a kid, my favorite question to ask was ‘why’. Why? I don’t know why. See what I did there? *Crickets* (Note to self: stop using that joke).  Seriously though, as peer recovery specialists, we are engaged in a noble mission: support...

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Follow to Lead

BlogFollow to Lead Why would someone want to be a leader? To utilize their gifts and talents to effect positive change in the world? To guide people who need it into a better version of themselves? To control other people? To make their organization run more smoothly...

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Empty Pockets, Heartache and Failures, Oh My!

BlogEmpty Pockets, Heartache and Failure, Oh My! EMPTY POCKETS: A contained space found on trousers and jeans, and the like, and are used often to hold money and coins for future purchases, chapstick, cellphones, chewing gum, chew, and an assortment of other essential...

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Fail Forward

BlogFail Forward FAIL: “Be unsuccessful in achieving one’s goal. Neglect to do something.” Have you ever failed? It’s you and me here, don’t worry about it, I will tell everyone. I mean, wait, I won’t tell everyone. Yeah, that’s it. Sorry, I got confused. Ok, I’m...

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Confidence University

BlogConfidence University Welcome to Confidence University, we are so glad you're here! Wouldn't it be great if there was such a place? You enroll and then see that every class will make you more confident than the one before and so on until you walk across that stage...

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I Think I’ll Stay

BlogI Think I'll Stay *Warning* The following article discusses issues surrounding suicidal ideation. The article is written to discuss and consider ways to serve peers who struggle in this way. If this subject may be a trigger for you, please use self-care and not...

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The Power of Storytelling

BlogThe Power of Storytelling We are a storytelling species. From the earliest 'Caveman Campfires' to the following companies and their commitment to storytelling: Disney. Pixar. Warner Bros. ABC. CBS. NBC. FOX. CNN. Harper Collins. Simon & Schuster. 102.7 KIIS...

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Finding Common Ground

BlogFinding Common GroundWe're all the same but in a different kind of way. Blood runs through all of our veins and we all have brains too! Speaking of brains, we all use ours, some better than others, to navigate and understand the world. And we all come with unique...

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