Running, But Not on Empty

November 14, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I might have attributed it to the fabled ‘runner’s high’ had I not met so many dedicated runners who denied experiencing one–

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Decision Making in Early Recovery

August 15, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

topics related to decision making process - uncertainty, alternatives, risk consequences, complexity, personal issues; white chalk handwriting and color sticky notes on blackboard

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.

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Another Story of Recovery

August 8, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Nonetheless, years of drinking and drugging and lapsing and relapsing will invariably have an effect on the victim of addiction.

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What Works in Recovery

July 25, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We recognize that for some, change can be really difficult. Good intentions aren’t enough.

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Chill Breathing

April 20, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

I felt better and according to science, made better decisions if I took a few moments to calm myself.

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My Life in Recovery

February 23, 2017 by Catherine Dold

They soon realize they need to learn how to stay sober, while also repairing relationships, restoring health, and picking up the pieces of a career.

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Faith of a Different Sort

October 8, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

True religious fanaticism is, in my experience, quite different from the sort of spiritual practice we find in most 12 Step groups.

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Witnessing

September 14, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

You understand, on an emotional level, that you’re not really alone, and that everyone isn’t looking down on you for being who you are.

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Working the Program

September 3, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Maybe for some individuals, whose goal is simply to get off drugs and meet like-minded people, a 12 Step fellowship fits the bill better than, say, the local church or civic group.

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12 Step is Holistic

July 9, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s a spiritual program that addresses emotional growth alongside behavior change.

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