Single Parents in Recovery are Warriors
Being a single mom is fucking hard, especially when you’re a single mom in recovery. It’s not easy trying to cope with the hardships of life while also dealing with your own personal struggles. But it doesn’t have to be this way – being a single mother and recovering from addiction can be an empowering…
How to Find Joy in Life After Addiction
After a period of addiction, it can be difficult to find joy in life. But it’s possible to pick up the pieces and start discovering your passions all over again. Here are three tips for finding passion after addiction: First, take things slow and build on small successes. Don’t worry about jumping into the deep…
Helping a Loved One with Drug Addiction
The number one thing I would say is don’t enable. I know that a lot of parents or loved ones will try to give everything they can to help. In reality, all it does it hurt the one in active addiction. We need consequences for our actions. We need to hit rock bottom to recover.…
Self Awareness Skills
Self-awareness is the ability to focus on yourself and how actions, thoughts, or emotions do or do not align with your internal standards
Social Anxiety is an intense, persistent fear of being watched or judged by others. I have had social anxiety all of my life. I remember as a child being absolutely terrified of meeting new people. I was always hiding behind my mothers legs. When grade school started it became even harder. I hated the first…
Self Care is so important for not only our physical health but mental health as well. It can drastically reduce our stress and anxiety. Hell, couldn’t all of us afford to have a little less stress in our lives. I’ve learned that managing stressful everyday life shit becomes so much easier when I have put…
Atomic Habits by James Clear. A book about making small – unnoticeable day to day changes that will be far more meaningful in the long run. Little decisions and choices made over and over will start to add up and create results. I really enjoyed reading this book. Trusting the process. Learning that it’s about…
“LIFE ISN’T ABOUT FINDING YOURSELF, LIFE IS ABOUT CREATING YOURSELF” I’m reading a book called BORN FOR THIS by Chris Guillebeau. A book about finding the work you were meant to do. He is also is the author of The Art of Non Conformity, a book that provides tools and resources to help you live…
benjaminlerner.bandcamp.com/track/recovery-is-possible I found this guy and thought he has some really good relatable music. Thought I would share. Hope all of you have a great day!
So. Photo Memories in your phone can be gut wrenching… well that’s if you have a past like I do. On days where it seems like I’ve tried to forget where I’ve been… Google Photos makes damn sure I don’t. I can be having the best day ever and the memories will pop up on…
Got any book recommendations?