Addiction Recovery guarantees you will be powerful! I can testify to that after 23 years of counselling people through addictions, dual diagnosis and various mood and personality disorders.
Adult Children of Alcoholics Knowing only that I was affected by alcoholism, I began my recovery, sometimes in Al-Anon, sometimes in The 12 Steps of Adult Children of Alcoholics. For a long time, there was this nagging awareness that once I had dealt with the problem of the moment, I would have to deal with […]
A hundred million people can’t be wrong? Love them or hate them, 12 step addiction treatment is bigger than any other program out there. The success rates are fairly low, but on the flip side seem higher than any other recovery or sober living program out there. Many people say they have tried the steps […]
Pathways Ocean Wild offers an ultra-modern and super unique Private Addiction Treatment Centre Program for regular people who want to stop drinking, drugging or self medicating in any way, shape or form for that matter.
we enter the grieving process, we will go through at least 5 basic stages of grieving the person, the lifestyle and the daily all encompassing compulsions the addiction came with. Here are the 5 Stages of grieving your addiction.
Egocentricity is what people call the ‘King Baby Syndrome’. How does the chemically dependent person, the alcoholic, become King Baby, the consummate egomaniac?
When we make conflicting demands upon the poor ego, it is understandable if you feel threatened, feel overwhelmed, feel as if it were about to collapse under the weight of it all. Ego defences and addiction treatment always begin with both denial and blaming. You can almost guarantee an addicted brain will be functioning off […]
Who looks outside dreams. Who looks inside, awakens! Carl Jung LOOKING OUTSIDE IS PROJECTION. LOOKING WITHIN IS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE. www.markllockwood.com Psychology Today explains what Modern and Mindful Addiction Recovery is: actively paying attention to the present moment, taking stock of what you’re thinking and feeling, and offering no criticism or judgment. Mindfulness is simply making […]
WHY WORK A Daily addiction Recovery Checklist – step 10 focuses on daily accountability How Often Should We Take A Personal Inventory? It Works: How and Why of NA tells us that while our goal is to maintain continuous awareness of ourselves throughout each day, it’s very helpful to sit down at the end of each […]
12 OF THE REWARDS OF ADDICTION RECOVERY When first entering recovery, many of us find ourselves with a few doubts and reservations. We fear that it might become harder to make friends once we can no longer go to a bar and buy a few rounds. Perhaps we fear that we may lose the friends […]