Safeguarding our Recovery in the Uncertain Times of the Corona Virus marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate

Safeguarding our Recovery in the Uncertain Times of the Corona Virus

The level of stress we face is unparalleled in my lifetime, and I’m 72, so I have lived through uncertain times before. But I know that nothing has prepared me for the Corona Virus.

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 What’s Your Reluctance to Change Beyond Not Using 

By: Marilyn L. Davis   “You can provide the conditions for the motivation of others and the leadership to help them find a way but they must have the intrinsic spark, the desire, to move, to overcome the inertia of the status quo and change things.”  ― Graham Speechley   I Understand the Status Quo […]

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Why Isn’t My Life Better, I’m Not Using!

    By: Marilyn L. Davis   “What really bugs Henry about Barry, he supposes, is Barry’s complacency. His inner assurance that there is no need to change his self-destructive behavior – let alone search for its roots. ~Stephen King, Dreamcatcher     What are Self-destructive Behaviors?   Self-destructive or self-defeating behaviors are any behaviors that […]

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Changes Give Us Hope for a Better Future marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate

Changes Give Us Hope for a Better Future

For many addicts and alcoholics coming to terms with the puzzle of addiction – knowing they need to change and doing the complete opposite is frustrating and scary. However, the good news is that the barriers and objections are within you and that means you have the ability to change them. It’s just a matter of isolating them, examining them and then changing what doesn’t work or fit anymore.

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