As a person in long-term recovery, I made many resolutions to stop drinking and using drugs, most of which were while I was high, couldn’t pay a bill, or I had a hangover. That resolution lasted as long as I felt bad, or about 24 hours, but with a plan, I accomplished those resolutions.
By: Marilyn L. Davis —- When Our Body and Mind Rebels Against Us —- Our bodies and minds got used to being high. When we take away those substances, either our body or mind or both can react and can start craving the substance. As far back as 1988, when I got into recovery, we’ve […]Read More
If you find yourself in the cycle of only identifying the problem and complaining about it or commenting on it, ask yourself if you truly have both the desire to change something and are willing to make the effort to change the problem.Read More
These messages can have a harmful or harmful effect on you as an adult. When you still believe these old messages, you give them power over you.Read More
Many people have tried to recover and hit yet another lower bottom because they keep trying unsuccessful methods. If this has happened to you, then this bottom can be the last if you do things differently.
I’ve always thought that the quote from Israelmore Ayivor speaks to all the ways we’ve tried to overcome our addiction on our own, and haven’t been successful. “You need to GIVE UP on methods that always give you wrong results… No matter how committed you are with a wrong formula, it always gives a wrong answer. Give up!”
You do not have to have all the answers to your problems. 23 million people are in recovery and can tell you how to overcome the barriers and obstacles. rest of us.Read More
And so it is. I will go through the grief process, but I will take consolation in the hearth fire of others, and know that there will be a new day, a tomorrow. Each of us has a way of reaching out and touching another through our words, a gentle reminder of worth, or encouragement when things are difficult.Read More
“When we make progress quickly, it feeds our emotions. Then, when there’s a period of waiting or we hit a plateau, we find out how committed we really are and whether we’re going to see things through to the finish or quit.” Joyce MeyerRead More
It is when we cannot see that changes are going to make our life better or that we will feel better because of the modification, we often balk, resist, or create obstacles to change. We give into fears, discuss how difficult it is to change, and create excuses so we don’t have to change.Read More
Children growing up with an alcoholic or addicted parent experience increased stress. They live in the shadows, never taking center stage; their parent’s addiction comes first.Read More