Monthly Archives: November 2015

Family Recovery: Recognizing Manipulation

By |2018-10-23T17:37:18+00:00November 23rd, 2015|For Families of Addicts|

Those suffering from addiction commonly resort to manipulation as a communication style. They lie, blame others for their problems, and do anything they can to get people to leave them alone so they can continue to use drugs or alcohol. Through manipulation, they can make their addiction seem like your fault. As you support your [...]

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Components of the True Self: Feelings

By |2018-10-23T17:38:45+00:00November 18th, 2015|Personal Growth|

At St. Joseph Institute, we teach the four components of the True Self: feelings, reasoning mind, intuitive mind, and will. A genuine connection with our True Self creates the basis for intimacy, the practice of getting to know others and allowing them to know you. In a series of four posts, we will discuss each [...]

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