Positive Affirmations: Change the Mind, Change the Perception

By marilynldavis

“Affirmations are our mental vitamins, providing the supplementary positive thoughts we need to balance the barrage of negative events and thoughts we experience daily.”― Tia Walker, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love    

Don’t Judge the Suggestion – Just Try It

By marilynldavis

  By: Marilyn L. Davis   Their Advice and Suggestions Worked for Them “Rule of life. If you bother to ask someone’s advice, then bother to listen to it.” ― Sophie Kinsella I was in line at the grocery store the other day, and the woman in front of me was on her phone. Not…

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.

BRANCH MANAGER OR ASSISTANT BRANCH MANAGER?

By marilynldavis

By Whitney McKendree Moore   Who’s The Real Manager Here?  This photograph was posted with the caption, “BRANCH MANAGER AND ASSISTANT BRANCH MANAGER.” I howled (pun intended) because that little dangler is me. My real puny status was not in the least bit funny when I first crawled into Twelve-Step recovery, exhausted from years of…

Thursday Truths: Ben R.

By marilynldavis

As an old spiritual says, “nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen.” I suspect though that most addicts know. My problems in life were not unique, I just had more of them than most. And, my problems were compounded from an early age.