Authenticity And Recovery

Authenticity and Recovery

What is authenticity and how does it impact upon recovery? Authenticity refers to genuineness. When you are authentic, you are allowing yourself to be you. Authentic people are like young children. When you are yourself, you can make authentic connections with…

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Choosing Recovery

Choosing Recovery

Becoming motivated for recovery involves three things: Sensitizing ourselves to the reality and pain of the illness of addiction, developing hope that recovery will be a better solution, and removing any roadblocks to change, including arranging for the help we…

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Addiction And Self-Love

Addiction and Self-Love

Many people with addictions—and many people in general—have a part of themselves that wants to feel good and a part of themselves that does not like themselves. Trauma can make us feel we need and deserve to suffer because we…

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