Knowledge is power, one saying that has stood the test of time and for good reason. Any person armed with knowledge and a high sense of awareness has something not everyone posses. Our addiction recovery journey is not an easy
On our journey to recovery and through life in general, the principle of awareness plays a huge role. When we lack awareness of who we are, our goals, our plans we can be easily tossed by the winds of destruction.
“Awareness is that important step we must take to get to our destination of total healing.” When we are trapped in active addiction, one of the first things we are robbed of is our sense of awareness. We begin to
Acceptance is coming to terms with ourselves and our actions, opening our heart to the effects of our life’s choices and decisions. It doesn’t mean we’re downplaying what happened during our active addiction days, it simply means we are now
“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves” A popular saying goes “Acceptance is the antidote to all our problems” and it didn’t lie. On the journey to freedom from ourselves, acceptance
Acceptance in recovery doesn’t end at once. Acceptance and forgiveness are like Siamese twins in recovery, they go everywhere together. One cannot function without the other. After we have practiced forgiveness, the next most important thing to do is accept.
Nothing brings down walls as surely as acceptance Acceptance is one of the most important steps on our addiction recovery journey. On this journey, we will hear the word acceptance a lot because it allows us to be imperfect, it
Forgiveness is a deeply rooted act that affects both our minds and our bodies. Don’t you often wonder why when two lovers fight, nothing seems to make sense in both of their worlds, but when they are on good terms
They passed away before I made it through a successful recovery program, but I still wrote them a letter apologizing for my behavior, I told them how grateful I was for their love and everything they did for me… The
The hurt we cause for ourselves during active addiction is just one side of the coin, the other side is the hurt we caused other people during that time. We simply cannot overlook the emotional and psychological effect our addiction