People in Recovery
I might have attributed it to the fabled ‘runner’s high’ had I not met so many dedicated runners who denied experiencing one–
What do you intend to prove, anyway, and to whom? That you can stay sober, or that you can drink again?
Stress builds up beneath your awareness. Then it passes a certain level and suddenly, you’re really aware of it.
Suddenly we’re missing obvious warning signs, ignoring key markers of danger, or simply deciding to take a leap of faith at exactly the wrong moment.
I must take responsibility for the ways I acted and the things I did. Then, I must ask if there is anything I can do to make these mistakes right.
Now we carry 24 hour access to crap in our pockets, via the phone. And rather than a couple irritating broadcasters, we have access to millions.
There will be times where you catch yourself lying either in your head or to somebody– fix it, there is major growth there when you do.
There’s not much point in pretending that all those years of dousing the brain with toxins hasn’t left its mark.
For most of us, personal risk management boils down to inserting a process of logical reasoning between the desire and the action.