Early Recovery: Learning to Pause

Feelings are facts, right?  Unknowingly this was a mantra I lived by for many, many years.  I would feel anger and react.  I would feel judged and react.  I would feel jealous and react.  This is how I operated for my entire life, going from 0 to 60 in an instant....

How to Stay Clean & Sober: Let Go

In early recovery, there were three areas of my life that I quickly learned I had to let go of or yet another relapse was lurking close by and inevitable: Resistance to being an alcoholic and drug addict My old friends My conception of God Resistance to Being an...