Z’s Wonderland


Courage is a Little Like a Rat By Z Zoccolante   When people talk about courage they sometimes post pictures of lions, majestic and silent, standing astute as the wind blows through their manes. Some say that courage doesn’t always roar, that it can be that little voice that says let’s try again tomorrow.   Whenever we attempt something in life that matters it takes courage. We tend to talk about courage in huge ways but...

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Healthy Habits for Individuals in Recovery Guest Post by Molly Anderson Substance addiction has many treatments, but no matter how you choose to find a sober path, it’s important to remember that finding healthy habits — and creating healthy routines in order to maintain them — is also an imperative part of recovery.   Living sober is a lifelong commitment, and in many cases, it’s a lifelong job that you must work hard at...

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The Kindness of Strangers By Z Zoccolante   Ani DiFranco, whose music has gotten me through many rough periods of my life, has a song titled 32 flavors. In it, she has a line that says, “Both my parents taught me about goodwill and I have done well by their names. Just the kindness I’ve lavished on strangers is more than I can explain.” – Ani DiFranco   Kindness is something that can be misunderstood. It can often be seen as...

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My Book: Coming Soon! By Z Zoccolante   HI Friends,   I’m elated that you’re the first wonderful people that I share this news with publicly.   My book will soon be published!!!!! And by soon I mean you can have it your hot, little hands or cool, little kindle in about a week or two!!   Hip hop, hooray!   This book holds a part of my heart because it’s about the eating disorder, and love triangle, that...

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Do you Keep Inviting the Tiger in the Circle of your Life? By Z Zoccolante   They say that things repeat until we learn the lesson. It’s like a circle that we walk around with a Tiger in the center. Even if we jump off the circle, the next circle we walk is going to have a tiger too because we haven’t yet learned the lesson of the tiger. We haven’t walked around the circle and closed the energetic loop.   For some of us this...

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How to Tell if Your Relationship is Healthy By Z Zoccolante   This week I’m working on a film, it’s a documentary style based on true stories of women who’ve been in abusive relationships.   Often when we hear the word abuse we think of physical abuse. If he’s not hitting me then it’s not abuse, right?   Wrong. A healthy relationship doesn’t involve any type of abuse.   There are many women who will never be hit,...

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