Having a good internal conversation is far better, far healthier and a lot more fun, than the alternatives. There is nothing to be gained by repressing our feelings and moods, or by letting them spill out in harmful ways. It’s best just to have a ‘conversation’ with them.

words of inspiration for sobriety You have to feed your mind and bipolar depression your spirit as well as your body. A great way to feed your mind and spirit is by reading a short passage from one of the many inspirational daily meditation books that are available. It is a great way to start your day.

words of inspiration for someone fighting addiction Mark and I began drinking about the same time, although he was almost three years my senior. He was about seventeen and I was fourteen. It all started out so innocently. About three or four years later, it started to be a habit with us to drive down to Ruston Way, in our hometown of Tacoma, Washington. Ruston Way was a secluded spot back then, in 1970, before it was the mecca it is today. There, we would guzzle down a quart of beer each. We had fun. It wasn’t too long after, we proclaimed to each other, “it seems to take more beer to get drunk,” as we were now bringing down a half-case of beer, and later a case. Those words still haunt me today as I reflect back to the earlier days of our habits we shared.

Ladies and gentlemen, turn off your cell phone, telephone, BlackBerry etc. Limit the time you will take calls. For example my doctor will only return calls one hour each afternoon. Other than that she takes only emergency calls.

words of encouragement for sobriety At the end of the term, you would have to go over the process of applying again. Becoming uninsurable during this period means you are likely going to remain without insurance cover.

Presuming your debtor is known and has some assets, your judgment has some value. On a cash up-front sale, the buyer takes all the risks, so the price offered is always a small fraction of the face value of the judgment.

About 85% of a judgment’s value is mostly an estimate of what the debtor can be made to pay from their available assets now, and 15% on what the debtor might be able to pay in the future. In today’s economy, the value of a judgment depends 85% on “now”. Now lasts a very short time, and many futures can change quickly.