Think about each one BEFORE going on to the next one……… IT DOES MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD, especially the thought at the end. 1. Falling in love. 2. Laughing so hard your face hurts. 3. A hot shower. 4. No lines at the supermarket 5. A special glance. 6. Getting mail 7. Taking a drive …∞
Any person with true maturity has humility and wisdom and – Accepts criticism gratefully. Being honestly glad for an opportunity to improve Does not indulge in self-pity. Has begun to feel the laws of compensation operating in all life. Does not expect special consideration from anyone. Controls temper. Meets emergencies with poise. feelings are not …∞
Everyday people in recovery often turn to support groups or an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) sponsor when they face a possible relapse, but some celebrities and other wealthy addicts are turning to paid “sober companions” to help maintain their sobriety, the New York Times reported April 15. Sober companions like Ronnie Kaplan, a former addict and …∞
As we walk through life, there are many things and people we may lose, or lose out on, if we are unwilling to commit. We need to make a commitment for relationships to grow beyond the dating stage, to have the home or apartment we want, the job we want, or the car we desire. …∞
Self-forgiving is: Accepting yourself as a human who has faults and makes mistakes. Letting go of self anger for your past failures, errors, and mistakes. No longer needing penance, sorrow, and regret over a grievous, self-inflicted, personal offense. The act of self love after you have admitted your failure, mistake, or misdeed. The spiritual self …∞
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Families and friends of alcoholics can help find hope and help in Al-Anon/Alateen Those who live with alcoholism often live in fear: fear of abuse, fear of anger, fear of trusting others. Al-Anon Family Groups (including Alateen for younger members) is a source of understanding, help, and hope to families and friends of alcoholics. The …∞
Alcoholics Anonymous raises a toast to member who has stayed off the bottle for 50 years No drinks will be served at this celebration, only a non-alcoholic toast to half a century of sobriety. On Monday evening, the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) will hold a felicitation function for AA member John K, to congratulate him on …∞
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People in recovery may be returning to a relationship or trying to rediscover the passion of earlier times. This article from Readers Digest may be of help. You and your partner can rediscover intimacy and pleasure with these tips. Hormones may be primarily responsible for your sex drive, but nurturing your passion for your partner …∞
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Nice but naughty – our addiction to chocolate Chocolate is the most widely and frequently craved food. People readily admit to being ‘addicted to chocolate’ or willingly label themselves as ‘chocoholics’. A popular explanation for this is that chocolate contains mood-enhancing (psychoactive) ingredients that give it special appeal. Evidence and logic, however, find little support …∞
Image via Wikipedia Can Chocolate Lower Your Risk of Stroke? Eating chocolate may lower your risk of having a stroke, according to an analysis of available research that was released and presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting. Another study found that eating chocolate may lower the risk of death after suffering a …∞
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