Next to quitting a habit, the hardest part is admitting that your habit exists! It is hard to quit when you have held onto a habit:
Some of your habits feel like old friends. Continue reading Next To Quitting A Habit The Hardest Part Admitting The Problem
Even if there is no immediate concern, you should change your eating habits now. Some of you have problems with habits that destroy your health. Eating too much of what you think are good things, i.e. sugar, carbs, may cause serious heart problems. Many Americans take pills every day for high blood pressure, cholesterol, afib, and heart palpation simply because they have abused food. Diet is the penalty for exceeding the feed limit. We’ve been talking about habits, hurts, mistakes, miseries and (bad) memories. Continue reading How To Change My Eating Habits?
Have you noticed that your hurts are keys to some of your habits? It is possible that one hurt can cause your habit. Could one of your hurts be low self-esteem? If so, a habit is most likely related.
People with Low self-esteem tend to need a fix or a couple drinks to give them the courage to ask a lady for a date. Continue reading Why Hurts Can Be Keys to Habits
Many unexpected events, i.e. “trauma,” happens but is hard to overcome in your recovery. You’ve made a decision to quit some habit: using drugs, pills, alcohol, anger or gambling. You have done so well, but when something happens to cause trauma in your life, things can turn around quickly. Therefore, you must prepare yourself now for a time when some unexpected event or trauma comes into your life.
“Let some unexpected event take place, and your clean time can vanish like frost in the sunshine.” Continue reading Unexpected Events–Trauma–and Recovery
There are a couple of substance abuse programs That we are familiar with that works. One of them is Celebrate Recovery®. You can find it online at www.celebraterecovery.com. I have worked in the program for the past ten years, and I have witnessed many lives transformed by the lessons and support available through this great program. By visiting the website above, you can find local places where meetings are held.
Qualities for Good Substance Abuse Programs
No matter how good the substance abuse program is, it is only as effective as the quality decision of the individual. I’ve heard hundreds of people say, “Such and such program saved my life. Without it I don’t know Continue reading Substance Abuse Programs That Work
For the past ten years, I have worked with individuals and groups who struggled with chemical dependency, abuse, and other habits, hurts, mistakes, miseries and (bad) memories. I have been so involved in the lives of these individuals that I have written an eBook, Choosing Recovery, to help others with similar maladies whom I may never meet except through this source. I have found that substance abuse is steadily increasing and spreading in our communities. Continue reading Substance Abuse and Other Habits