June 9th, 2019

Our lives are finite. The time that you take to read these very words are moments that you will never get back. So it is important that we choose, very consciously, how we spend our time. When we are locked within addictive patterns. . .

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May 26th, 2019

In both active addition and in recovery, it is the little things that cumulatively make the biggest difference. When we are participating in actively addictive patterns, it is the slow breakdown of healthy, esteem-enhancing behaviors that create. . .

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May 12th, 2019

Recovery means learning to experience the full landscape of feelings and emotions that life so magnificently provides us. Our addictions, however, represent a misguided and often desperate attempt to . . .

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April 28th, 2019

For better or for worse—and usually a mix of the two—our families, in concert with our genetic coding, establish our emotional default mode. Family refers to the group or groups of people who guided us through. . .

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April 21st, 2019

At the root of addictive pursuits lies the endeavor to create a reliably pleasant experience of life—a certainty that we can rely on. The reality of life, however, revolves around the fact that there are no comfortable guarantees. . .

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April 14th, 2019

The process of recovering from our addictions is not so much about learning to live without them as it is about identifying what it is they provided us and learning how to provide these things to ourselves sustainably. Our addictions don’t form themselves. . .

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April 7th, 2019

Today’s quotation is yet another reminder that addiction recovery is so much more than simple abstinence. Our addictions do, indeed, represent a longing, but it isn’t ultimately a longing for the substances or behaviors. . .

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