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Jul 23, 2020

Perfectionists hold themselves to rigid standards. If they don’t perform up to these standards, they will often rehash and review, berating themselves for not performing up to par. This often inhibits healthy behaviors resulting in no action because of fear that they’ll mess up. It’s not surprising that...


Jul 8, 2020

Complacency can be defined as a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially when coupled with an unawareness of danger, trouble, or controversy. To say an individual is acting complacently means that they are taking things for granted. When an individual becomes complacent they no longer feel that they need...


Jul 1, 2020

Do you know anyone who is reliable? Honest? Capable? Strong? Are you feeling trustworthy yourself?

If you’re in recovery, you’ve probably encountered situations that have shattered trust. Others have let you down. You’ve let them down. But here’s the thing: As you work through the recovery process, you relive...


Jun 24, 2020

Even in ideal circumstances, addiction recovery can be difficult. Add a pandemic into the mix, and things can start to feel overwhelming.

Along with fears of contracting the new coronavirus or losing loved ones to its disease, COVID-19, you may be facing other complicated feelings, including financial insecurity,...


Jun 16, 2020

COVID-19 presents unique challenges for all of us. We find that being at home, with little to no access to in-person meetings, is creating hardships and challenges for us in recovery.