Inspirational Stories – How They Help, and Why You Should Pay Attention

Inspirational Stories – How They Help, and Why You Should Pay Attention   Often, we think that inspirational stories about getting clean and sober are just a bunch of fluff. When we’re working to live clean and sober, the last thing we want to hear about is how someone else managed to kick their habit. [...]

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Coaching Quotes for Addicts and Loved Ones

Coaching Quotes for Addicts and Loved Ones Coaching quotes are snippets of wisdom and inspiration for you when challenged by a life crisis. Certainly, those suffering from addictions, and the people who love them, face challenges of many kinds on a daily basis. Here are some words of encouragement, support and clarity that may be [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Blog, Inspirational Quotes|Comments Off on Coaching Quotes for Addicts and Loved Ones

Thoughts for the Day – Inspiration can Help

Thoughts for the Day – Inspiration can Help   Many of us have a way of rehashing thoughts for the day. We think back on the day, what it has brought, and what we can take away from our experiences. When we’re trying to accomplish something new, or fight through tough times, we often choose [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Blog, Inspirational Quotes|Comments Off on Thoughts for the Day – Inspiration can Help

Recovery Mantras Part I

Recovery Mantras Part I Although the formal definition of mantra refers to a sound, word or phrase used to focus meditation, recovery mantras give us a small phrase that guides thoughts, habits, and actions. While some may seem a bit sloganish, they all real meaning and solid lessons behind them. Mantras are a way to [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Blog, Inspirational Quotes|Comments Off on Recovery Mantras Part I

Habits, Progress and Personal Revolution

Habits are an essential part of who we are and what are lives are like. I've been writing about the New Year lately, of coure, since it carries so much meaning for those of us who think about personal transformation. In those writings (here, here and here), I've explored the notions of recovery as personal [...]

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Goal Setting in the New Year

Goal setting is one of the great 'secrets' of success in any endeavor. The New Year brings us thoughts of setting goals to improve ourselves and our lives. As people in recovery, we are particularly interested in change and taking charge of the change we want to see. Now, we feel that a new beginning [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|Blog, Healthy recovery, Inspirational Quotes, Recovery|Comments Off on Goal Setting in the New Year

Beginning Again–The New Year

Beginning again in the New Year is the prevailing sense of this time of year. It is especially appropriate for those in recovery or those just starting their recovery process. Here are some inspirational quotes for your meditation and consideration. I hope you find some motivation in them for your own New Year. “For a [...]

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Beginning Again–The New Year, Part III

Beginning again is the mood that captures us as this time of year. Especially in the recovery process we are hopeful for a new life with healthy and sustainable change. Here are some inspirational quotes for your meditation and consideration as the old year ends and a new one begins. I hope you find them [...]

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Beginning Again–the New Year, Part II

Beginning again is the hope of all our recovery efforts. The New Year is full of promise for new beginnings, too, so it is appropriate at this time in the holiday season to turn our thoughts to the changes we want to welcome into our lives. I hope the following quotes give you inspiration and [...]

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Self-esteem Meditations

Self-esteem meditations are useful in your recovery process. Our feelings about ourselves are typically very painful and dark by the time we get to recovery. We often have overwhelming feelings of shame, remorse, and self-loathing that linger for quite awhile even well into sobriety. Here are some inspirational quotes to use in your meditations as [...]

By | December 24th, 2015|Blog, Guilt and Shame, Healthy recovery, Inspirational Quotes, Recovery|Comments Off on Self-esteem Meditations