For article, “In Recovery, What You Want to Stop is Not Really Important,” click on photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. … More Recovery is About How You Open Up to Life
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For article, “In Recovery, What You Want to Stop is Not Really Important,” click on photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal growth. … More How Can You Learn to be Open to Life?
If All that You Do is Stop Drinking, Using, Feeling Depressed or Anxious… You are Not Really in Recovery ___ Recovery is much more than what you want to stop doing, cut back, stay away or abstain from. Abstain from drug use Stay away from alcohol No longer feel sad all of the time Stop … More In Recovery, What you Want to Stop is Not Really Important
Sometimes we feel unable to do something, anything. We can’t breathe, we genuinely don’t know, we cannot take even one step, we are not ready to accept. And sometimes, saying we are unable can be a defense. Feeling temporarily unable protects us until we are physically and emotionally safe. But feeling that we are permanently … More Are You Unable or Unwilling? Knowing the Difference will Change Your Life
Why is it that we become so busy thinking that we forget to breathe? ___ How we are in relationship to our thoughts and emotions can make a huge difference in the quality of our lives and our health, both in the present moment and over time. Jon Kabat-Zinn How good is your mind with … More 7 Ways to Build a New Relationship With Your Thoughts
Stop trying to find yourself. Instead, ask yourself what makes you feel alive? ___ “Without work we will not eat, but without purpose we will not live.“ Almost every day, I meet people who feel as though they have lost themselves. They look in the mirror but who they see is a stranger. They ask, … More Recovery is Not About Drugs or Depression. It is About What Makes You Feel Alive.