Ask yourself why?

In the book Psycho-Cybernetics the author Maxwell Maltz asks his readers to examine their beliefs.  He says the way to examine our beliefs is to ask ourselves if there is some task which we would like to do, some channel in which we would like to express ourselves, but we hang back feeling that “we can’t.”  When we feel like this he asks us to ask ourselves “Why?” Continue reading Ask yourself why?

I hope I never grow too long for my cot

Og Mandino says “never will I allow myself to become so important, so wise, so dignified, so powerful, that I forget how to laugh at myself and my world.  In this matter I will always remain as a child, for only as a child am I given the ability to look up to others; and so long as I look up to another I will never grow too long for my cot.”

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Skills

Once a person has committed themselves to recovery we believe they will need to go through a process where they will get to a point where they will face anger, hate, adversity and discouragement while maintaining sobriety.  Our goal is to encourage a person to progress through our process to learn the skills we will advocate for to prepare them for times when they are faced with anger and discouragement to help them get through those difficult times.

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Welcome

This is the first post that I am writing.

Steven Covey wrote a book entitled “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.”  In this book he talks about habits.  His definition of a habit is an intersection of knowledge, skills and desire.

Knowledge is knowing what to do and why, skills are knowing how to do it and desire is wanting to do it.  I believe addictions is a habit that took us many years to develop and master.  Once developed they become ingrained into our essence of being.

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