WANTED! The Word “Just”! For Killing Compassion.

Submitted by: Ben Sedley. You can learn more about Ben and his counselling practice at this link. Written by: Ben Sedley. You can learn more about Ben and his counselling practice at this link. Ben has also written an excellent book, Stuff that Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can (The … More WANTED! The Word “Just”! For Killing Compassion.

Are You Unable or Unwilling? Knowing the Difference will Change Your Life

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

10 Common Thought Distortions and How to Learn to Change Your Mind

Changing your mind happens one thought at a time ___ Your thoughts. In recovery they are your friends. But some days… well, your thoughts can become an intimate enemy. Thoughts can get us into trouble when they become rigid patterns, or when we stop thinking about our thoughts and just react. In recovery thoughts are … More 10 Common Thought Distortions and How to Learn to Change Your Mind