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. . .
If active addiction lies on one end of a spectrum, then comfortably sitting quietly in a room alone lies on the other. Today’s quotation speaks. . .
Life successfully lived and properly enjoyed is navigated using both passion and reason. A life infused with addiction will be driven primarily by. . .
In the process of recovery from addiction, we are reminded of the importance of acquiring the power to change from the inside out. Much of life’s discomforts. . .
A life built around addictive patterns is necessarily chaotic. The deeper the commitment to one’s addictions, the deeper the chaos and inability to. . .
The process of recovery is necessarily one of self-discovery. Many prone to addiction have developed the abilities of the social chameleon—changing our. . .
This story describes the self-driven downward spiral of addiction. It describes the pattern of emotional consequences created by the addiction itself, requiring. . .
At their center, the drives for both active addiction and for successful recovery are the same. In both cases, it is the pursuit of fulfillment and contentment. . .