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Treatment is a formative time for a recovering addict—the ideas that seem to save us end up staying with us.
I’m constantly focused on acknowledging things I can’t control. I turn it over to my HP just like I used to do with the desire to drink.
We were using the same kind of language to talk about it: Focusing, centering, in the moment, relaxing, stress-reducing, peaceful.
The better we understand the origins of a depressed mood, the more likely we are to come up with an effective remedy.
Not everyone attaches the same meaning to a particular term. This problem pops up a lot in counseling, treatment, and similar settings.
None of us can change our past or exercise much control over what’s yet to come.
I had to think back to the retreat leaders I had experienced, and remember just how much they listened to me and offered prayers, not advice.
“How will your program curriculum and staff work for someone who doesn’t believe in a god?”
We can “turn it over,” not because we believe there is a God who will do something for us or to us, but because we understand that recovering from addiction depends on outside help.
Learning financial responsibility forces us to address and change behaviors and habits associated with our addictions.