recovery motivation

August Recovery Motivation

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Food for thought recovery motivation The idea that people just give up their addiction, and automatically live happily ever after, is a myth. Normally they have tried everything to motivate them to live a normal, successful life emotionally and socially. Normally this motivation is not enough. This is because there will have been a reason […]

The price of enabling your child


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WHEN HELPING BECOMES HARMFUL         “Enabling an addict can be a difficult habit to break. For the addict to realize the consequences of their behavior, their loved ones must stop enabling drug abuse. Thus, addiction is a family disease. This is sometimes the only way an addict will ever truly recover” What is enabling? You […]

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Addiction treatment services

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Addiction treatment services we offer We offer a broad selection of evidenced based and innovative addiction treatment services. Emphasized with modern clinical approaches in order to ensure that all clients receive the most progressive form of therapy designed to suit their particular needs. Addiction treatment services are personally tailored to provide the addicted person with […]

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR SPIRITUAL SELF You have a spiritual self. You would benefit greatly from getting to know your spiritual self. If we reason critically we will find many facets of ourselves that we never know existed, components within ourselves that we haven’t ever explored. Carl Jug called the 12 steps of Alcoholics anonymous […]

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Eating Disorder rehab centre

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Call Now 082-442-4779 or email What are eating disorders? Eating disorders are often described as an outward expression of internal emotional pain and confusion. Obsessive thoughts about, and the behaviour associated with, food are maladaptive means of dealing with emotional distress which cannot be expressed in any other satisfactory way. The emotional distress is […]

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Learning acceptance in addiction

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Acceptance: accepting self and others If you’ve just begun your journey, your recovery is a brand new beginning for you. Your time at Pathways, or in your own recovery, is now your time for you. For building a new you. One that is fear from obsession and addiction. Acceptance in addiction and life for that […]

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Honesty in gambling and addiction

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INTRODUCTION TO TRUTH I like myself I like myself I like myself…..” What I really want is to be happy with myself. I’ve been doing the Steps and it helps, but I guess maybe my problem is that I’m not really sure who I am yet – A twenty-eight-year-old recovering alcoholic with sixty days in […]

chunking and addiction

Chunking and addiction

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The chunking and addiction effect Habit, and the process of chunking bits of information together possibly have a much larger affect on drug addictions than we may have previously thought. We are inclined to run on automatic. Today we tend to call this mindlessness. Chunking and addiction are interrelated in the fact that both begin, […]

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The guy in the glass

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The guy in the glass poem The guy in the glass is a remarkable and powerful piece of writing. The Guy In The Glass poem was in fact written in 1934 by American writer Peter ‘Dale’ Wimbrow (1895-1954). It was first published in The American Magazine in May that year. Wimbrow submitted the poem in response to […]