Replacing Old Routines With The New: People, Places and Things

By Craig Stratton

Replacing people, places, and things with new, recovery-oriented choices means we can expect better recovery.

It’s A Feeling; It Will Pass

By Craig Stratton

But why do people use?  In each of the three categories there’s a common denominator – feelings and emotions.  You know, those things that we do our best to guard and to avoid discussing.  The way we deal with them often dictates  how our day will be and how we respond or react to different situations. 

The Master Juggler

By Craig Stratton

A true Master Juggler knows how many objects they can effectively keep in the air, and then catch. We have to have the same awareness in our recovery.  What can we reasonably accomplish on any given day? 

The Script We Carry With Us

By Craig Stratton

The “script” is the story we choose to say to those around us.  Many times, it’s the same story. . . word for word.  This is because it’s comfortable and familiar.  Better yet, it feels safe.  The script contains information that we know won’t be too shameful, hurtful or embarrassing.