Posts Tagged ‘recovery’

Earnie Larsen—”I See Wonderful Things”

April 23, 2011

Earnie Larsen

Earnie Larsen, a pioneer in the field of addiction recovery, passed away on 1/11/11. He was a nationally known author and lecturer who produced more than eighty motivational self-help books, tapes and videos. More importantly, Earnie was a trusted friend to the thousands of people he had personally coached to sobriety, and to the untold thousands more who turned their lives around through Earnie’s books and talks.

My friend, Tom Gegax, who counted Earnie among his very best friends, told me that Earnie was a saint of a man. After watching this twenty-three-minute video, there’s no question that Tom’s assessment was spot on. I only wish I could have known Earnie. You’ll feel the same.

I pulled this eighty-seven-second clip from the complete video because it profoundly captures the essence of Earnie Larsen—his outstanding attitude and love for life, which were only heightened in the last months of his life. If you only have time for a quick introduction to Earnie, this will tell (more…)

Unfinished Business Leads to an Unfinished Life

August 2, 2010




I like the way Caroline Myss explains how negative emotions and unfinished business take a toll on us physically, emotionally and spiritually. This excerpt can be found on pages 333-334 of her book, Sacred Contracts.











THE ALCHEMY OF TIMELESS HEALING

Within the energy fields of your mind, heart, and willpower, you can transform the lead of physical matter—the dense energy content of your memories, history, attitudes, beliefs, and life experiences—into gold. Just as the alchemists of old sought to find the touchstone that would allow them to convert base metals into precious metals, you can (more…)