COVID Isn't Helping: Overdoses Increasing marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate

COVID Isn’t Helping: Overdoses Increasing

While the isolation may help us avoid COVID19, it puts us at a higher risk of relapse, and with a relapse, there’s always the chance of an overdose.

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Recovery at Home? Try a Podcast marilyn l davis from addict 2 advocate

Recovery at Home? Try a Podcast

Whether you’re home because of COVID, work restrictions, furloughs, or layoffs, don’t let your recovery suffer.

Seek out an online meeting.
Connect with recovery-oriented people on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, or other social media
Write a guest post for From Addict 2 Advocate
Cherish loved ones
Facetime your recovery friends
Read meditation books
Read recovery literature

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Dealing with Guilt in Your Recovery

Guilt motivates some people to change; they feel bad about their behaviors and they want these feelings to stop, so they change, and make amends.
Shame, however, often paralyzes people. Their distorted opinion of themselves leads them to believe that no one could forgive them for their actions; they think they are so worthless and undeserving of absolution that they often do not try to make amends.

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from addict 2 advocate marilyn l davis

Do I Have to Work on my Recovery, Today?

The success of your recovery depends on maintaining vigilance or awareness. You’ve worked hard to give up drugs and alcohol; that’s the getting into recovery. Unfortunately, some people get complacent or self-satisfied when they have accomplished a part of the whole. It’s rather like someone saying they want to eat some cake for dessert and then stopping with only the eggs and flour in the bowl, but saying, “Look, I’m making a cake. I think I’ll take a break.”

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