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Understanding Addiction: Cunning, Baffling, Powerful

By |2018-10-23T16:41:08+00:00March 1st, 2017|Miscellaneous|

One of the ways that addiction is described by Alcoholics Anonymous is with the phrase “cunning, baffling and powerful.” To those living with it, this expression certainly rings true. Someone who is clean and sober may seem to be doing well on their journey, but then they have a slip or even a full-blown relapse. [...]

Healing Addiction to Alcohol & Drugs

By |2018-10-23T19:32:52+00:00May 23rd, 2013|Personal Growth|

A friend recently spent a few days in the hospital for knee surgery.  The doctor’s advice at the time of discharge was simple and encouraging: “Rest, take it easy for a few weeks and before you know it life will be back to normal.”  If only healing from addiction to alcohol & drugs could follow [...]

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8 Keys to Overcoming Addiction: #7 is Avoid Assuming you are Stronger than Everyone Else

By |2018-11-02T10:23:46+00:00February 18th, 2013|The Path of Addiction Recovery|

One of the principle causes of relapse is thinking that you don’t need help, or that you can manage recovery on your own. We hear lots of people say: I understand how to manage my recovery. I don’t need a counselor or a sponsor.” Relapse begins the moment a person in recovery thinks they can [...]

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