Recovering from addictive patterns does not require a miracle. Although addictions represent very rigid emotional and biological patterns, and although. . .
Successful recovery from addiction means developing an awareness of one’s emotional state and learning to appropriately navigate. . .
Time is valuable. And the way we spend our time is a direct investment into the direction that our lives take. One of the biggest problems with addictions is that by definition, they. . .
There is no recovery without learning. And there is no learning without the acknowledgment that there is an area of ignorance that is causing a personal blindness for us. Without this. . .
Without our permission, and even despite our best efforts, change is inevitable. Never will we reach a point in our lives where everything is. . .
Our addictive patterns represent an honest but misguided attempt to seek new emotional landscapes. Our addictions can be viewed as. . .
Successful recovery from addiction is available to anyone. The addicted life is often one of hard work and emotional struggle. It requires focus and dedication. . .
Recovering from addiction is, above all, a learning process. Granted it is as much of an emotional learning process as it is an intellectual one, we can’t simply stop. . .
Recovery from addiction can be painfully elusive. Often, we find ourselves trying over and over again to break the bonds to that to which we are addicted, only to find. . .
The author of today’s quotation spoke often of the importance of viewing challenges as opportunities to develop self-awareness and self-knowledge—as one’s. . .