Changing You: A Full-time Job

By marilynldavis

It was at that point that I knew that change was a lifelong job; that it would create fears, uncover aspects of myself that generated and caused embarrassment, but that I would only benefit from my recovery if I went beyond not using to healing the underlying motives that produced negative outcomes in my life. 

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

Recovery: Just Pass the Answers On

By marilynldavis

Another benefit from passing on good recovery advice is that you free up space in your brain to learn the lessons you need at this time, plus you get to feel useful, helpful, and caring – and those are generally not the qualities we had in our addiction. So, today, where can you pass it on? Look for opportunities to share and care.