Next week, I look forward to selecting my class schedule for a new master's program. Work and recovery schedules make it possible to balance a full-time grad school program. 2021-2022 was full of changes and it was rough. I remind myself of the bigger picture, but the losses and reality checks were pretty painful. Grateful … Continue reading Except When To Do So Would Injure Them or Others
Are you a person in recovery attending recovery support groups? Are you someone who needs recovery supports? Plenty of options are available and free. People, like myself, who speak the same language volunteer their time to manage the groups. In one recovery program, people identify this as the language of the heart. Mutual help organizations … Continue reading 12-Step Recovery and Other Support Groups
Happy New Year!! Grateful to put 2021 behind us. Our country alone has seen so much pain in 2021: politically, financial hardships, inflation, and loss of unity. If I could wave a magic wand, I would change the outlook on people with differences. To embrace, rather than cancel. To love, rather than hate. It is … Continue reading Goodbye 2021! Hello, New Year, 2022!
Happy holidays! In 2021, I can look back and feel so much gratitude for the December holidays. The Christmas holiday is a day for our families to reconnect, share stories, break bread, and share gifts. Reflecting through the years, I can see how my perspective has changed and for the better. In many years, this … Continue reading A Sober Christmas Journey
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