Effective Goal Setting in 5 Easy Steps
Effective Goal Setting in 5 Easy Steps

Goal setting is one of the most powerful tools you can use when you want to make changes in your life or when you want to get something accomplished. Effective goal setting is essential to make the whole process work. I am going to give you a step-by-step approach you…

Practicality Can Help in the Recovery of Addiction
Practicality Can Help in the Recovery of Addiction

As a licensed clinical social worker trained in psychology and addictions, I have treated many clients over the past 17 years using various techniques. I have found that hard, dedicated work yields good results. While relapse is often a reality in recovery of any addiction, keeping oneself engaged in continued…

Success Is A Result, Not A Goal
Success Is A Result, Not A Goal

In the course of conducting leadership training for over three decades, I have often asked potential leaders to identify and elucidate their goal for their tenure or term of office. One of the interesting revelations to me was how many people stated their goal as being “successful,” or “success,” or…

Strategies to Help You Stay Away From Gambling
Strategies to Help You Stay Away From Gambling

Sometimes people who are determined to stop an addiction do well for a period of time and then slip. It is important to have a number of strategies in place to prevent this. Here are a few that I recommend to my clients: 1. Figure out your pattern – Use…

Drug Treatment and Chronic Relapse
Drug Treatment and Chronic Relapse

If you have been to drug treatment two or more times you may have been tagged with the label, “chronic relapser.” Perhaps you have lost hope at ever finding a solution and your family and friends have given up on you. With each stint in drug treatment you feel more…

Addiction and Depression – What You Should Know
Addiction and Depression – What You Should Know

Impossible as it may sound but addiction of alcohol and depression can be stopped. One of the most famous organization would be Alcoholics Anonymous which deals with people who are addicted to alcohol but would want to get their lives back on track. Of course, there are people who drink…

Good Leadership Skills
Good Leadership Skills

A leader of a school group or community group, factory union or an NGO advocating a cause, the leader is always expected to walk the talk and lead by example. This can be very demanding and exhausting for the leader. Leadership is not something that requires you to just follow…

How A Potential Leader Differentiates Himself
How A Potential Leader Differentiates Himself

We often observe situations where there appears to be several seemingly qualified individuals in a contested election for one position. While political considerations and commitments often determine the initial votes of the vast majority of those authorized to vote, the individual candidate that garners the most positive attention from the…

Using Golf To Improve My Goals and My Income
Using Golf To Improve My Goals and My Income

I have delivered many talks about the importance of planning your goals properly. Some people get it and some people don’t. Strangely enough, when I bump into people a couple of years down the line it is the ones that understand the importance of goal setting that are achieving their…

I Resolve To Believe That Good Things Happen!
I Resolve To Believe That Good Things Happen!

Yes, good things in life do happen, but you have to truly believe. Things don’t always go exactly as planned. We don’t always get exactly what we want, when we want it. But wonderful things do happen each and every day, we just have to be open to the ‘good’…