Tips on how to overcome self-centeredness to aid your recovery, and improve your life, relationships, and spiritual connection.
Addiction, dysfunction, and unhealthy relationships are often a symptom of self-centeredness.
Radical acceptance is the answer to all your problems. In life, pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional. Radical acceptance will help you deal with the painful situations in life and reduce your suffering.Read More
Each of us has a God-shaped hole in our heart, that we have vainly attempted to fill with many things, including drugs or alcohol. Learning to fill the God-shaped hole in your heart with a relationship and connection to God is vital for full recovery from addiction.Read More
Who do you blame when something goes wrong? How you answer this depends on your locus of control. Shifting from an external to an internal locus of control unlocks the key to recovery from addiction.Read More
By: Rick Fannin While each step in the twelve steps model presents a unique set of challenges, step four has gained notoriety as being the “scary” step. And why wouldn’t step four get this reputation as this step requires you to take a long, hard, and honest look at the man in the mirror to…Read More
Being forgiven by others is a wonderful feeling, but it can be difficult to forgive someone when they hurt us. Self-Forgiveness is often the most difficult, given we are our own worst critics.Read More
By: Rick Fannin Addiction is often described as a selfish disease. Addiction is a disease, but chronic abuse of drugs or alcohol is a selfish act. The difference is a significant distinction to make. Whether it takes the form of having a few too many beers, sneaking an extra pain pill, or shooting up with…Read More
By: Rick Fannin In Step 1, we admitted we were powerless over alcohol (or drugs), that our lives have become unmanageable. A different way to summarize step 1 is “We came to believe that we did not have the willpower (self) to overcome drugs or alcohol, and unless something drastic changes, our lives will continue…Read More
Step 1 helps you to see the truth about your addiction, and the problems that has created. Our inability to accept our powerlessness has resulted in continued use and even greater unmanageability in our life. But, what does it mean to work step 1?Read More