Vacation in Paris includes a meeting marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate

Vacation Includes a Meeting in France!

Can’t believe we’re all going to France, but I’m hitting a recovery support meeting even if I don’t speak French.

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visualize IMAGINING A TERRIBLE OUTCOME? INSTEAD, SEND LOVE AHEAD marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate marilynldavis fromaddict2advocate


 By: Noelle Sterne      Visualize the Changes with Affirmations   “Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.” ― Tia Walker                                     […]

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Recovery: Help Me Unload This Emotional Baggage

Recovery Helps Us Unload the Emotional Baggage

    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 in the process of recovery.  Something that’s consistently heard and relayed is the concept of “don’t use and go to a […]

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Recovery Is Changing The Pattern of Behaviors

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 […]

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Is Long-term Recovery Your Goal?

We carry out recovery as a goal, much like any other goal.  Want a new car or house and cannot simply write a check?  Then you know that you will have to save money to carry out the goal.

Want a better opportunity for a lucrative job?  Then you know that you need either a college degree or specialized training to help this goal.

All of these goals take incremental actions to define and bring about your stated goal.

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Recovery Started with Participation in Treatment

By: Marilyn L Davis   Participation: Start with Your Counselor “I found the prospect daunting, but somehow comforting, too, because the counselors insisted it could be done, and, after all, many of them were recovering alcoholics themselves.” ― Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot   Recently someone referred to you as […]

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