Relapse Thinking: 8 Risky Attitudes

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  By: Marilyn L. Davis   “Relapse doesn’t have to be part of recovery any more than return has to be part of cancer.”― Toni Sorenson   Who and What to Avoid   Counselors, therapists, sponsors, and supportive friends, all caution about avoiding people, places, and situations that prompt us to think about using. While these…

5 Types of Recovery Journals

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By: Marilyn L. Davis      Whatever You’re Feeling – They Will Come Out Think about all those bottled up and numbed feelings that you ignored in your use. Guess what? They didn’t go away. They’ve just been waiting until you stopped using to pop back up. And now, you don’t know what to do…

Noticed Negative Patterns of Behavior? Then Make Changes

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By: Marilyn L. Davis ____ Isolated Incidents or a Pattern of Behaviors?   “If we experience any failures or setbacks, we do not forget them because they offend our self-esteem. Instead, we reflect on them deeply, trying to figure out what went wrong and discerned whether there are any patterns to our mistakes.” Robert Greene When…