Tag Archives: Progress not Perfection

  • Recover Like an Elephant Eats
    Thursday, October 26th, 2023

    Recover Like an Elephant Eats

    The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. An African bull elephant eats 660 pounds of food every single day. And he does it the same way...
  • Incremental Improvement
    Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

    Incremental Improvement

    A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence. As Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu says, “The journey of a thousand miles begins...
  • The Goal of Working the Steps
    Friday, May 31st, 2019

    The Goal of Working the Steps

    Perfection is exhausting. Progress is invigorating. We all have goals for recovery, and we all will inevitably fall short of those goals. This is just fine. In fact, it’s...
  • Recover Like an Elephant Eats
    Monday, January 28th, 2019

    Recover Like an Elephant Eats

    The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. An African bull elephant eats 660 pounds of food every single day. And he does it the same...
  • Overcome Overwhelmed
    Sunday, August 12th, 2018

    Overcome Overwhelmed

    Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you figure out who you really are. When we feel scattered and overwhelmed, it’s usually because we’ve...
  • Incremental Improvement
    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

    Incremental Improvement

    A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence. As Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu says, “The journey of a thousand miles begins...