Gratitude: From Platitude to Attitude

November 26, 2015 by Cecile

It’s a form of rehab for the brain recovering from sick, negative thinking.

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September 14, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

You understand, on an emotional level, that you’re not really alone, and that everyone isn’t looking down on you for being who you are.

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12 Step is Holistic

July 9, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s a spiritual program that addresses emotional growth alongside behavior change.

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Intrusive Thoughts

June 1, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

In most cases, the intrusive thoughts associated with addiction (cravings, disturbing images, etc) go away during the course of recovery.

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Not-So-Early Recovery

May 7, 2015 by Cecile

But no matter how difficult a challenge or how great a triumph it is for us to get from there to here, life’s still going to keep throwing more problems at us.

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The Colors of Serenity

April 16, 2015 by Cecile

We were using the same kind of language to talk about it: Focusing, centering, in the moment, relaxing, stress-reducing, peaceful.

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Another Debate, Same Subject

February 9, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The coffee is just not that tasty. Yet they were getting something out of it that was important to them.

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You Get Out What You Put In

November 20, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s a good question to put to a newcomer, in AA/NA or in therapy: “How much work are you willing to put into this process?”

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How AA Works

November 17, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

When I first got into counseling, I had this sneaky feeling that it couldn’t possibly be that simple.

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Leaving Rehab: Seven Tips

May 26, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

At the end of each day, make a list of what went right. Focus on that rather than the things that didn’t.

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