Topic: early recovery
Suddenly we’re missing obvious warning signs, ignoring key markers of danger, or simply deciding to take a leap of faith at exactly the wrong moment.
I must take responsibility for the ways I acted and the things I did. Then, I must ask if there is anything I can do to make these mistakes right.
Now we carry 24 hour access to crap in our pockets, via the phone. And rather than a couple irritating broadcasters, we have access to millions.
Suppose we could develop cognitive techniques and train the patient to use them whenever symptoms reappeared?
There will be times where you catch yourself lying either in your head or to somebody– fix it, there is major growth there when you do.
There’s not much point in pretending that all those years of dousing the brain with toxins hasn’t left its mark.
For most of us, personal risk management boils down to inserting a process of logical reasoning between the desire and the action.
Insomnia is at the top of the list of common problems for both active addicts and the newly recovering, and sleeping meds can pose risks.