Stephen King

16 Ways to Remember Who You Are When You Forget (Stardust)

16 Ways to Remember Who You Are When You Forget (Stardust)

Hey, you. I have an idea. In 2016, let’s tell ourselves better stories.

Let’s not tell ourselves the story about how we can’t, or won’t, or don’t deserve, or aren’t ready. Those stories are so obviously tired, and quite boring.

Four Unexpected Challenges of Sobriety

Four Unexpected Challenges of Sobriety

I thought everything about sobriety would be a downer, and by “downer” I mean “death sentence.” Aside from ditching the ‘please-just-kill-me-now' hangovers and the shame of the ‘oh-god-what-did-I-say' texts I was sure the rest of it would be a serious B-version of life. 

11 Books That Changed My Life

11 Books That Changed My Life

I'm one of those annoying people who never shuts up about books. And it's not because I've read so much (I haven't, relatively) but because words are my primary map for life.  There are hundreds of books that made a mark on me, but the ones on this list are those I return to again and again and recommend to others most often. 

How Do I Approach Someone About Their Drinking?

How Do I Approach Someone About Their Drinking?

My question is: Do you wish more people shared their concern with you about your drinking? I have worried about an extended family member's drinking for many years. This family member is functional but drinks far more than is healthy. This person is also very defensive (in general), and I do not think they would be open to hearing concern from me or anyone else.