In My Recovery, What Do I Really Control?

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By: Marilyn L. Davis   Giving Up the Illusion of Control “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free The idea that I have control over anything other than…

Recovery: The Awe and A.W.E.

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By: Marilyn L. Davis The Awe       Remembering the words of Purvi Raniga, “Life is magical. Being alive in this present moment is magic. Be in awe of this magic and you will understand how priceless this life is!!” I remember the first time I felt awe, that feeling of respect mixed with wonder.…

Thinking Your Way Out of A Relapse

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  By: Ben Rose  “Free your mind, and your ass will follow” – Funkadelic   Stinking Thinking Gets You Closer to a Relapse Addictive thinking is a potential sign of relapse. While this isn’t a new concept for those in recovery, we must remember it. Changing addictive thinking and stinking thinking means replacing distorted and…

Help Them Find Their Way Back Home

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Facebook has many groups for alcoholics and addicts that I think function in many ways, like an old-fashioned 12-Step call. Someone posts that they’ve relapsed and don’t know what to do. Almost immediately, an admin will ask for suggestions, or someone will post meeting times. It’s a great way to help get someone back home.