5 Types of Recovery Journals

By marilynldavis

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…

Hurt Feelings or Bruised Ego?

By marilynldavis

I should logically be able to state, without reservation, which of those five feelings was hurt. However, the reality is that no one can define which of the five feeling categories was hurt, because feelings by themselves cannot be hurt. It’s our egos that get bruised.

Rise and Whine or Rise and Shine?

By marilynldavis

Changing the way we think takes time. Recovery allows us to learn new skills, attitudes, and actions, but it also gives us time to unlearn the self-defeating patterns of negative thinking.

When we begin the day on a positive note, it makes the day and our recovery shine.