Recovery: How Are You Learning the Lessons?

By marilynldavis

When we’re challenged with a lesson in our recovery, if we approach them from the perspective of “here’s a problem area or issue, and I’ve got an opportunity to learn from others”, it seems less harsh or traumatic.

Recovery: When You Contribute, We All Learn

By marilynldavis

We had a new member in our group tonight. Most of the women have over six months in recovery and facilitating this group, I’ve gotten to know them.  I never expect the newest to speak first, but always acknowledge them and let them know that they may either speak first or let us know when they are ready to introduce themselves; but to always feel free to contribute to the conversation at any time.

Time to Reset Your Recovery Goals?

By marilynldavis

When we first get into recovery, time takes on a different aspect – there is either too much or not enough. We may become aware of how much time we wasted in our addiction, and desperately try to make up for all the mistakes of the past in one day.

Recovery Is Remodeling and Changing from the Inside Out

By marilynldavis

“I think that the best kind of change, is the change that comes from the inside and begins its way out until it emerges on the outside; a change that is born underneath then continues and spreads until it has reached the surface.

That’s a true change. A powerful change. And I have found that while we are emerging, changing into something glorious; it is actually us becoming who we really are.― C. JoyBell C.