Tag Archives: RecoveryWellness

Ten Percent of American Adults Report Being in Recovery

Data Shows More Than 23 Million Adults Living in U.S. Once Had  Drug or Alcohol Problems, But No Longer Do Survey data released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services … Continue reading

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1 at a time

One step at a time, One year at a time, One month at a time, One week at a time, One day at a time, One hour at a time, One minute at a time, One second at a time.

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8 Essentials for Recovery from Addiction

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meditation

Dedicating some time to meditation is a meaningful expression of caring for yourself that can help you move through the mire of feeling unworthy of recovery. As your mind grows quieter and more spacious, you can begin to see self-defeating … Continue reading

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established patterns

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.  Edward de Bono

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Rough Road/Path photos

I have been involved in facilitating groups for decades. One of the tools I use for groups of adults, teens, or children are photos. I use photos as a way for folks to become familiar and used to talking and sharing … Continue reading

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How art aided Andrew Marr’s recovery

“When I started to recover in hospital, one of my early frustrations was that I found I wanted to draw. Drawing does for me what others find in meditation, prayer or gardening. It is my way of connecting to the … Continue reading

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