Recovery is a Life Long Process

“We suffered from a disease for which there is no known cure. It can however be arrested at some point, and recovery is then possible”. ~ Narcotics Anonymous   For people with addictions, recovery is a daily battle that they must constantly be diligent about fighting.  These practices really can help: Attending 12-step meetings regularly…

Eliminate the “Shoulds”

I just read a really great post called “If You Could Improve Your Life by Replacing One Word Would You?”  It reminded me of some things I had recently learned about why eliminating the word “should” from my vocabulary is something I now work on regularly.  When I tell myself I should be doing more…

Some people have a higher risk of becoming addicts

There is such a misconception out in the world today that addicts are young blacks or homeless people.  But the truth may surprise you.  I just read a really interesting article called “Drug Addiction, Unmasked: The Types Of People Most Likely To Get Addicted And Why” which explains how many people of different ages, backgrounds,…