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.
Setting boundaries is an important part of establishing one’s identity and is crucial for mental health, well-being, stability, and healthy relationships. Knowing how to set healthy boundaries in recovery from addiction should be a critical part of your recovery and self-care plan.Read More
How can radical acceptance help improve your life? We are powerless over our emotions until we radically accept the reality of what is. Once we accept these things we take the power back and get to choose if we can continue to condone things.Read More
A push-pull relationship cycle is a clear-cut example of “playing games,” but it’s a dynamic that’s not uncommon. The psychology of a push-pull relationship is fascinating. In this push-pull dance, one partner seeks greater connection but grows increasingly critical when a connection is elusive. The other partner seeks greater autonomy and increasingly withdraws in the face of complaints, pressure, and feeling smothered.Read More
Don’t buy into the lies that it is to late to achieve your goals and dreams. I am very pleased that on my 50th Birthday, my first book was published. You can find this new recovery book on Amazon and Kindle. There are multiple pathways that people recover from addiction—some recovery from the twelve-step approach. …Read More
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
Getting over a breakup is hard. However, if you are in recovery from addiction, dealing with the emotions associated with a breakup creates a big risk of relapse. Here are some tips to help you avoid a relapse while dealing with a breakup.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
Addiction recovery is a difficult journey, and sometimes it can also feel like a very lonely one. Learning to trust and forming supportive relationships is essential in overcoming loneliness in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.Read More