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Reclaim Lost Time
2 years ago

Reclaim Lost Time

By  • Daily Dose

Time is our most precious resource. And the amount of time required to maintain an addiction doesn’t leave room for much else. But it wasn’t all time wasted.

You’ve learned from those experiences. …
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The Virtue of Patience in Recovery
2 years ago

The Virtue of Patience in Recovery

By  • Daily Dose

We all want to change something about our behavior— and we want to change it as quickly as possible. But recovery requires a great deal of patience. None of us …
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Putting The Past Behind You
2 years ago

Putting The Past Behind You

By  • Daily Dose

When you enter recovery, it should be a joyous time in your life. Give yourself kudos for reaching this point. It has no doubt been a grueling journey, filled with …
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How Will Your Life Change?
2 years ago

How Will Your Life Change?

By  • Daily Dose

Addiction affects so many aspects of our lives. Our careers, education, and professional lives suffer. Relationships with family, friends, and other loved ones fall apart. Our long-term goals, finances, and health …
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Re-evaluate long-held beliefs
2 years ago

Re-evaluate long-held beliefs

By  • Daily Dose

Questioning your own beliefs is a great way to rid yourself of preconceptions while continually adapting to new knowledge you’ve taken in since entering recovery.

For example, you may judge someone’s character …
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What lessons have you learned in recovery?
2 years ago

What lessons have you learned in recovery?

By  • Daily Dose

Recovery is a learning experience — whereby changes can be fast and sometimes overwhelming. It’s natural to feel anxious or confused, because everyone learns different things about themselves at different times.

In recovery, …
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Remember a time when you were totally awesome
2 years ago

Remember a time when you were totally awesome

By  • Daily Dose

Recalling your past successes—from small tasks to huge endeavors— will help you perform better in times of stress.

This is called best-self activation. When you recall a time you preformed at your very …
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Finding the Grey Area in Black-and-white Thinking
2 years ago

Finding the Grey Area in Black-and-white Thinking

By  • Daily Dose

All-or-nothing thinking is the tendency to see everything in terms of absolutes. For example: if a situation falls short of perfect, you see it as a total failure. This black-and-white thinking …
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Finish Today by Visualizing Its Best Parts
2 years ago

Finish Today by Visualizing Its Best Parts

By  • Daily Dose

Acknowledging and sharing positive thoughts can help you form new associations in your mind and create new pathways. Someone who’s created a new pathway of thinking might go from waking …
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Stop Self Sabotage
2 years ago

Stop Self Sabotage

By  • Daily Dose

Self sabotage is a way to reject everything you created so far, choosing another path, one that could allegedly be easier or safer. If you have a long history of …
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