Hello, Recovery, my old friend. It’s good to see you again.
It’s been three years since we were together.
I lost you and my way in life for those three years.
The first time ...
Standing at the railway crossing, I am out of control as the train of the drunk approaches.
The disease of alcoholism is the flagman. I don’t realize his alluringly, addictive ...
“Whether I or anyone else accepts the concept of alcoholism as a disease doesn’t matter.
What matters is when alcoholism is treated as a disease, those who suffer from it are ...
There is the mistake of overdoing the defense of the status quo, the error of investing too much time and energy in keeping things as they are.
And then there is the mistake made while ...
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
This is the first Good Bye Letter from a dear friend of mine.
Looking for comments to help her on the journey of life.
Click on the link “Good Bye to Meth” below to read ...
On a dark night, recently, I was dismayed to greet Mr. Disappointment, who had come to call on me once again.
These days, he often arrives to have a ‘party’ in my heart and mind.
I met a new friend at Jim’s home.
Sue is a lovely woman with extensive professional experience in the counseling and psychological fields.
She said this to me, and it summed up ...
Sometimes talking with others, whether one person or a group, can create feelings of anxiety.
Will they like me?
What will they think?
Will they judge me?
Make fun of me?
Here is a great quote I read everyday.
I dedicate it to you and everyone who is Brave Enough to Live.
“Some people are content to settle for less than what life has to offer …
I hated drunks, then I became one.
I hated porn, but I eyeballed it.
I hated overweight, and I became overweight.
I hated the know-it-all, because I knew it all.
I hated people who ...
Recovering addicts may be more susceptible to winter depression. Here’s how to get back into the light.
By Steve Diogo
For many people, the onset of fall means more than raking leaves ...
The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is a characteristic of the strong.
But, the “even stronger beings” do not project enemy images in the first place.
Therefore they ...
When you ask yourself … when you wonder if you’re an alcoholic … you are.
How can I be so bold in coming to this conclusion without personally knowing your individual ...
“You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you
will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.”
When parents walk through the hell of drinking, drugging, anxiety or depression, they take their children with them.
Get help for all of you now.
Alcoholism, depression, anxiety and ...
I really like mantras, otherwise known as incantations, affirmations, beliefs or thoughts you keep thinking.
Whatever they are called, here are some of my favorites.
I write these on ...
I’ve found I can’t measure my life by other people’s ability to love.
I measure my life by my ability to love.
I realize my life is measured, and my joy is based, ...
“An old man said to his grandson, “Boy, I have two tigers caged within me. One is love and compassion. The other is fear and anger.”
The young boy asked, “Which one will win, ...