The Side Effects of Cocaine Are Worse Than You Think.

Most people understand that cocaine is bad for you. However, people often don’t understand exactly how bad cocaine is for you. It’s important to understand that it’s not chocolate-cake bad for you, it’s drinking-gasoline bad for you.   Not only does it have bad side effects, but the more cocaine you do, the worse the…

What’s an Opioid Anyway?

There’s been a lot of talk about the “Opioid Crises” lately, so we wanted to get everyone up to date on just what an opioid is. The term opioid, pronounced “oh-pee-oid”, refers to prescription pain medications and heroin. More specifically: oxycodone (OxyContin, Percodan, Percocet) hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab, Lorcet) diphenoxylate (Lomotil) morphine (Kadian, Avinza, MS Contin)…

What is Love?

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.”  -Thomas Merton What is love? We like to think that a great love is the place where two people are able…

Love on Purpose

“Living with intention means saying no to the things that aren’t important to us so that we can say yes to what matters most.”  When it comes to love, being intentional is often overlooked. We usually focus on is the passionate and emotional side, yet being purposeful in relationships is one of the most important…

Be a Relationship Superhero

“It’s not an accidental entanglement; it’s an intentional knot. Love belongs with belonging.” Brene Brown Falling in love is different than staying in love. Falling in love happens, but staying in love is intentional. It requires you to go above and beyond your natural feelings of excitement and become a relationship superhero. How? Here’s 3…

A Triumph Journal

When you’re making major changes, executing new plans, and chasing your dreams, it’s really easy to end the day feeling frustrated and discouraged about what you didn’t get accomplished. And when you’re looking at your life from a perspective of failure,  you’ll begin to lose belief in yourself. That is why I encourage everyone to keep a…