Sober 13+ Years, This Is What I Have Learned In Recovery

What I have learned and come to understand being sober 13+ years.

This Is What I Have Learned About Facing My Painful Thoughts And How That Healed Me

Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.
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We all have painful thoughts from difficult situations and/or abuse we lived through. Some you might not believe happened to you. From cruel relatives who brought us up to snarky classmates, brutally strict teachers, difficult neighbors, hateful and demanding bosses, vindictive co-workers, former and current narcissistic partners or spouses; our memories include them. Many times …

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This Is What I Learned To Do With Weird Or Scary Thoughts

Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.
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We all get them; they come from some place inside of us. Before, some of them really upset me! I would try to push them away, but they only went about their business in their own time. After YEARS of that, it occurred to me I could accept them to lessen their power over me. …

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This Is What I Have Learned About Who My Friends Really Are

Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.
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I could not figure out why I kept people around me I could not trust; people who did not care about me. People who had disasters in their lives and were addicts, or drinkers like me. I could see other people had loving, supportive friends, but my friends weren’t loving or supportive of what I …

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This is How Gratitude, Self-Awareness, and Acceptance Changed My Life

Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.
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*Possible Triggers*   I learned in recovery to strive for balance in my life. I also found out how powerful gratitude is, so I blogged daily about what I was grateful for. I began that on 2-12-2013. I knew it was life changing, but I did not know what it felt like.   The subtle …

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