Monday, November 30, 2020

Positivity

Positivity: Staying positive in recovery is very important. The Sober World has many spiritual positive articles. Stay positive with meditation, yoga, Thai boxing and more! There are many rehabs that offer these services as part of their program.

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Escaping The Prison Of Negative Thinking

Negative thinking is capable of penetrating the healthiest of minds. It knows no allies or friends. While it may be fostered in the mind of an individual; it can become a...
Loved One's Addiction

The Hurricane Of A Loved One’s Addiction- How to Weather The Storm

Ever drive through sideways rain? Eight years ago, Hurricane Rita was approaching and my husband was returning from his weekly out-of-state work commute. We had five hours until the storm, so I...
the journey

REALIZING OUR JOURNEY

In our exploration of happiness, the topic of “the journey” unsurprisingly appears like an ever-present phantom. We hear it everywhere, namedropped in verse and song. “The journey” subtly emerges in everyday...

POSITIVE DISCIPLINE…POTENTIALLY GOOD PREVENTION

We all want our children to avoid risky behaviors, especially as they enter the scary teen years. Alcohol use in our town begins as early as 11. Heroin and other opiate...
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Why Self-Esteem Matters and How to Build Yours

Self-esteem is the belief that you are good enough and worthy of enjoying happiness, success, healthy relationships and a good life. From a psychological lens self-esteem is about how we evaluate...
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Recovery, Hope, And Second Chances

My name is Marti MacGibbon. My story is one of ultimate triumph over addiction and trauma. I’ve survived being sexually abused and assaulted as an adolescent, sexually assaulted as an adult...
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SPIRITUAL CONFUSION: A ROADBLOCK TO RECOVERY

Spirituality is considered to be a critical component to achieving a successful recovery. In fact, it’s the cornerstone of most 12-Step programs. It’s also a concept that’s frequently misunderstood, which can...
From Addict To Charity Event Director

Going From Addict To Charity Event Director?

From Addict To Charity Event Director: Derek lived the life of an addict. His abuse of drugs and alcohol lost him his job, his family, his home, his self-esteem, his self-worth,...
SUNDAY MORNINGS

SUNDAY MORNINGS, MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE WEEK

How I love my Sunday Mornings. The quiet feel of serenity fills the air with a calm excitement for a time of processing, collecting, and recollecting. Time to plan and quiet...
My Life

My Life As An Addict

In October of 2005, my life was about to take a huge turn for the and I didn’t even know it. Gee, there should have been some sort of cosmic sign--- “Don’t...

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