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Self-sabotage in addiction treatment

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Self-sabotage in addiction treatment is like a grenade that suddenly and unexpectedly explodes — pushing us away from our deepest wants and desires. However, there are no excuses, because we are the ones who consciously control the movement of the pin. It’s, therefore, up to us to make the decision that we will no longer […]

12 Rewards of Addiction Recovery

12 Rewards of Addiction Recovery

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What are the 12 Rewards of Addiction Recovery For Hope instead of desperation (worry, fear). For Faith instead of despair (gloom, depression). For Courage instead of fear (anxiety, dread, panic). For Peace of mind instead of confusion For Self Respect instead of self contempt For Self confidence instead of helpless For The respect of others […]

8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

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Relapse and the Addict Exact figures are impossible to determine, but somewhere between 60 and 80 percent of all addicts relapse at least once before achieving permanent recovery.  So 8 stages of addict relapse and what to do is a big deal. Confusion of the addict and family is always the first BIG mistake we […]

Positive affirmations for addiction recovery

Positive affirmations for addiction recovery

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30 Minute Positive affirmations for addiction recovery Enjoy positive affirmations for addiction recovery for freedom of Substance Dependence and Alcohol and Drug Addiction. Spoken Meditation to transcend Addiction: Help for Substance Abuse, Gambling, Alcohol, drugs, depressions and anxiety. Don’t ever underestimate Positive affirmations for addiction recovery. They work wonders when practiced regularly. You know, there […]

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Meditation and Mindfulness in addiction recovery

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THE ART OF “SITTING” Meditation and mindfulness in addiction recovery, or “sitting,” needn’t be complex or esoteric. It is an essential part of recovery from depression, addiction and dis-ease. It is, as the name implies, merely sitting with a few simple guidelines. We would speak of “our 11 o’clock ‘sit’” or that our “meditation sit’ might consist […]

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Changing through addiction

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Making changes through addiction Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. — George Bernard Shaw Change is inevitable. Making changes through addiction is also just as inevitable. Staying addicted is not an option. It always ends in death, or a stay in an institution or a hospital. Make […]

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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 […]

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Addiction recovery versus abstinence

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ADDICTION RECOVERY A common misconception in the recovery community is not using drugs, drinking alcohol or acting out on behaviors equals recovery. This however is simple abstinence. It is not what we call addiction recovery. It is removing the substance and changing none of the behaviour.  For this statement to make more sense, let’s work […]

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Giving things up in addiction recovery

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Finding happiness is of particular importance to people in addiction recovery because: If people feel comfortable in their new life away from addiction they will fight harder to keep it! Giving things up in addiction recovery is no easy task, even if you take the drug of choice out of the equation. Those individuals who […]