Nonbelievers Moral Inventory

July 12, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Faded drawing of man's head in profile, on old-looking, stained paper. The "brain area" is filled with gears.

Non-believers build moral codes without churches, because you don’t need to believe in a god(s) to know the difference between right and wrong.

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Making Good Decisions

March 11, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

topics related to decision making process - uncertainty, alternatives, risk consequences, complexity, personal issues; white chalk handwriting and color sticky notes on blackboard

Seek outside advice. Good advice, that is. Not the sort from the guy on the next bar stool.

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What to Look for in a Sponsor

March 6, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Sponsors, the saying goes, carry the message, not the alcoholic.

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Seven Tips for Getting Started Right With AA

February 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The more we exert ourselves to help those with problems like ours, the more concrete benefits we receive from AA.

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Avoiding the Money Relapse Trap

February 22, 2013 by Eric Dresdale

Learning financial responsibility forces us to address and change behaviors and habits associated with our addictions.

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HALT-ing Relapse Before it Starts

February 6, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Everybody gets hungry, angry, etc.—it’s normal. Can’t avoid that, can you? That’s life.

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in Early Recovery

January 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

man in bed, eyes wide open, clock showing 3:30 (presumably a.m.). The picture is broken up on a white background- "fractured"

For most of us, sleep problems are related to the recovery process itself, and the complex changes that occur as the brain heals following considerable abuse

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The Sermon on the Mount

January 22, 2013 by Richard Curtis

by Richard Curtis (@ezduzit777) The text of Alcoholics Anonymous is directive in nature when it tells me to check to see what my community has (continued…)

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Dangerously Close to Relapse

January 21, 2013 by Soberchrystal

Sober Chrystal talks about the moment when her five years of sobriety hung in the balance and nearly went over the cliff.

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The Stress Toolbox

January 20, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Doesn’t mean we can expect to solve the problem right away, just that we’ve done something that moves us in the direction of a solution — and gives us permission to relax for a while.

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