Deep down inside there is a version of ourselves that does not require the mechanics of addiction to thrive. Our addictions, in fact, are. . .
One of the biggest differences between life before and after recovery is that breaking free from the bonds of active addiction allows us to more easily. . .
It is oft suggested that the motivation to change is born through the experience of emotional discomfort and pain. And although it is possible . . .
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. . .