Surrender Is An Invitation For Greatness

Carly BensonSobriety, Spirituality4 Comments

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This past month I’ve been spending some time in inquiry of what it truly means to surrender. This has always been a topic near and dear to my heart because the day I got sober was a moment of sweet surrender for me in which my life was changed forever. That day on August 17, 2008 I got down on … Read More

The Power of Solitude

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This week Needy Helper and DrugRehab.com interviewed me about my sober journey. It was interesting to hear both sets of questions and how similar they were. I suppose it is because a lot of people who are trying to get sober or are newly sober have the same questions about how to be successful with their own sobriety. The question … Read More

Are You Creating A Life You Love?

Carly BensonPersonal Development, Practice, Sobriety0 Comments

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Are You Creating A Life You Love? I’ve had to mindfully ask myself this question, very humbly and honestly, so many times throughout my adult life. Is everything I’m doing and surrounding myself with feeding my soul? Or are there things that need some massaging, changing or perhaps even a straight up massacring? One thing about sobriety is that you … Read More

You Are Right Where You Should Be

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I found this feather at the top floor of a parking garage where there’s literally no birds. The chances of this feather falling and landing right on my path in front of my car are very slim. I couldn’t help but think it was planted right there, just for me. It’s said, “When angels are near, feathers appear.” It was a … Read More

8 Ways To Worry Less

Carly BensonPersonal Development, Practice0 Comments

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I’ve been catching myself worrying quite a bit lately. Worrying about details, choices, little things, big things. It’s crazy because once our minds get into worry mode we can find ourselves worrying about everything. It can sweep us up into a bad cycle if we are not careful. So, I sat with it. I caught myself getting stuck in negative … Read More

Every Ending Is A New Beginning

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They say Easter demonstrates how much can happen in just 3 days and I can’t help but take it as a beautiful sign that my birthday coincided with the celebration of resurrection this year. This is an amazing display of new beginnings that I was honored to feel so in harmony with. It’s a reminder to us all that there … Read More

How To Deal With Losing A Friend

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I got a call last week that one of my best friends from college had passed away in the night. As my heart sank and my eyes welled up with tears, it seemed like the world stopped for those brief moments as it sank in. This person was someone I was very close with in college and spent a lot … Read More

How I Reconnected To My Intuition

Carly BensonSpirituality

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I set out the other morning into the streets of beautiful Barcelona and wanted to walk the city on foot. My favorite part about traveling to new places, especially cities, is exploring. Barcelona’s streets can be like mazes in certain areas, covered in tiny streets that are lined with massive, grandiose buildings that you cannot see over nor can you … Read More

3 Reminders To Keep You In The Christmas Spirit

Carly BensonSpirituality

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I was driving around all week in the madness that is Christmas shopping season. Traffic around my town is absolutely insane and it gave me time and plenty of reason to become very aware of the vibes circulating in the air right now. I couldn’t help but notice how crazy things seem to be around this time of year. I … Read More