Life Recovery

Cognitive Reframing: 5 Steps To Mastery

I recall once marveling at the innocence and splendor of a nearby creek. Not putting much thought into the examination, I simply reflected on its beauty, it’s tranquility and in the same vein, it’s unremitting power – for it never ceases. In a rare moment … Read More

Know Thyself: A Context For The 4th Step

“The long journey’s destination is to be found the very spot we embarked from.” (1) “Made a searching and fearless moral inventory.” We should immediately point to the elephant in the room. Well, the perceived elephant because after evaluation it turns out to be but … Read More

A.A. Step One: What Is Unmanageability?

“We can take back possession of ourselves, by choosing intrinsic values like wisdom rather than extrinsic ones like status or power.”  – Jules Evans (1) Step 1: “We admitted we were powerless over our addiction – that our lives had become unmanageable.” If you misunderstand the … Read More