Are You Thinking Too Much in Your Recovery?

By marilynldavis

We judge ourselves harshly remembering all the bad choices we made in our addiction and then get trapped in our thinking and don’t make a decision because we’re afraid we’ll make another bad choice.

Inside Voice: Insane or Intuition?

By marilynldavis

The Guiding Voice is outside of my mind, yet within – separate from my hearing, but not a thought. I would urge you to be quiet of mind, to reflect and pay attention to your Guiding Voice, because it wants to be helpful.”

Dealing with Guilt in Your Recovery

By marilynldavis

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.

Addiction to Recovery: Nowhere to Somewhere

By marilynldavis

Our barriers are self-imposed for the most part. That’s both good and bad news. Good because it’s an attitude within us, and therefore, we can change it. However, that’s the downside, too as most of us don’t like to feel uncomfortable in our life choices

Do I Have to Work on my Recovery, Today?

By marilynldavis

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. If we don’t work on our recovery every day, we run the risk of becoming complacent, and that’s a dangerous place to be. Are you safe-guarding your recovery today with routines?