In Recovery it’s Accountability, not Perfectionism

Personal accountability is a crucial aspect of one's journey in recovery. Being accountable for what we say we are going to do, and holding ourselves to a code of being good for our word. The trick is to keep it within that personal accountability realm, and to not chase perfectionism. The chase of perfectionism can [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Sober Life Is Anything But Boring

As someone in long term recovery, I often hear from newcomers, or those who are still active in their addiction, that they think life in sobriety will be boring. I also thought the same thing when I got sober. This is a common misconception that I hope to shed light upon, in this blog. As [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Finding Your Way in Recovery

When one is new to recovery, everything about it can be confusing and even intimidating. The purpose of this entry is to alleviate some of those confusions and intimidations. Happy reading and recovery, dear friends! New to This... Being new to recovery means many things. It can mean that you are still physically, mentally, and [...]

By | January 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Finding Your Way in Recovery

Recovery, One Day at a Time

Someone who has ever encountered or experienced any form of 12 Step recovery, is familiar with the phrase, "One Day at a Time." It's essentially a part of our everyday lexicon, here in the U.S. of A. But what does it really mean? When in the middle of a craving to drink/use, how is "One [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Recovery, One Day at a Time

Living in Recovery

Recovery must be the number 1 priority or one risks relapse.

By | January 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Living in Recovery

Healthy Boundaries while in Recovery

Alcohol and drug addiction takes a toll on our relationships—especially on our families. When a loved one goes to treatment, begins reclaiming their life from addiction, their relationships with other people require rebuilding, too. Healing relationships in recovery takes a concerted effort on everyone's part. Addiction can fuel many fear-based behavior patterns and other dysfunctional [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Healthy Boundaries while in Recovery

Relapse Prevention Tips

How is it that those behaviors which have kept one sober and stood the test of time are known clearly and then forgotten immediately when one's spiritual condition suffers and the addictive mind kicks in? Call your sponsor, get to a meeting, pray, ask for help. How can one read/do the same thing over and [...]

By | December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Relapse Prevention Tips

In Recovery, We Surrender to Win

From a young age I was very active participating on my local club sports teams. Often a new calendar season brought on another sport that I tried my best to succeed at. Soccer and football in the fall, basketball in the winter, baseball in spring, and then swimming over the summer. Through sports, I was [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on In Recovery, We Surrender to Win

Twelve Step Meetings – Your Questions Answered

An Invitation To A New Way Of Life – Part 2 of 2 This blog is part two in a series to cover frequently asked questions in relation to Twelve Step meetings. The answers are an amalgamation of two individuals with long-term recovery (combined 32+ years) experience, strength and hope. Why Are There Meetings, and [...]

By | December 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Twelve Step Meetings – Your Questions Answered

Twelve Step Meetings – Your Questions Answered

An Invitation to a New Way of Life - Part 1 of 2 This is a guide for people who wish to get or to stay sober. For people who wish to find or deepen their recovery through Twelve Step practices. Step One, Step Two, and Step Three serve as the foundation of Alcoholics Anonymous [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Twelve Step Meetings – Your Questions Answered

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