Five Things that You Hate, but Need in Your Recovery… Right Now

This was not a fun article to write for me. I had to face my own tendency to take the safe route, to allow emotional triggers to ruin my day (and sometimes my week), and avoid the boring routines that add up to improved well-being. We all do it, I know. But that’s an easy … More Five Things that You Hate, but Need in Your Recovery… Right Now

Successful Addiction Recovery Begins Before You Feel Ready

​ 3 Reasons why you are ready for the next stage of your recovery… even if you don’t feel like it! ___ Do you remember the day when you passed your drives exam received your license? How did you feel? Excited and probably a little nervous. Finally you can drive on your own. You (finally) … More Successful Addiction Recovery Begins Before You Feel Ready

The 12 Steps of Taking Ourselves a Little Less Seriously

Life can be difficult and it can wear us down. Recovering a sense of humor may be just the change we need. ___ Aches and pains greet me in the morning. Obsessive thoughts follow me throughout the day. My bathroom scale goes up and my bank account goes down. Life is serious and it can be hard to … More The 12 Steps of Taking Ourselves a Little Less Seriously