By: C. W. Stratton The Baggage We Bring to Recovery “Everyone has baggage, maybe we should help each other carry it.” ― Rob Liano There are so many facets and perspectives to the process of recovery. Something that’s consistently heard and relayed is the concept of “don’t use and go to […]Read More
By: Noelle Sterne I’ve Wasted Too Much Time ___ “It is true that you may have lost some time in the past. You may have allowed your life to melt away with your time, but the good news is that you still have the future.” ― Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are […]Read More
By: Marilyn L. Davis Isolated Incident or a Pattern of Behaviors? ____ ___ ____ ___ When any behavior becomes the normal response or reaction to life or the typical way you respond or react to life, the behaviors become a ‘pattern of behavior’. In our active addiction, we created many patterns: ___ Manipulation to get […]Read More
When we approach repeating life lessons as an opportunity to act better and improve our relationships, we appreciate “it” happening again, which gives us the opportunity to act differently.
So, just as Phil learned his lessons, in recovery, we can learn ours and act differently.Read More
“Goals are the road maps that guide you to your destination. Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the HeartRead More
“It’s a terrible thing when a human being is lost to suicide or addiction. Thank God we have wonderful human beings in the addiction recovery industry, helping to change and save lives on a daily basis. I felt led to write this article because a colleague had a client commit suicide last week and I know how hard that type of situation can be.”Read More
“Any time you assist or allow another person to continue in their unproductive/unhealthy/addictive behavior, whether actively, or passively, you are enabling.” ~Stanley BinionRead More