Drug-abusers Have Difficulty in Recognizing Negative Emotions such as Wrath, Fear and Sadness University of Granada scientists have been the first to analyze the relation between drug abuse and recognition of basic emotions (happiness, surprise, wrath, fear, sadness and disgust) by drug-abusers. Thus, the study revealed that drug-abusers have difficulty to identify negative emotions by …∞
Getting To Know Yourself in Al-Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous After many years of living, I now feel that I only existed. I breathed laughed, cried, worked, slept and awakened. I thought and read, acted and reacted to life and things about me, but I really didn’t live. I realise now that I acted or reacted …∞
My life is better when I act responsibly. I am responsible for myself; my recovery, my well-being, my happiness, all these things are, ultimately, my own responsibility. Anonymous Our Higher Power does not lay claim to our free will. We can choose not to be responsible and make ourselves more miserable by going to new …∞
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We drank as heavy drinkers or alcoholics and found these contradictions We drank for happiness and became unhappy. We drank for joy and became miserable. We drank to be outgoing and became self-centered. We drank for sociability and became argumentative. We drank for sophistication and became crude and obnoxious. We drank for friendship and made …∞
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One Dead Day – The End of One Life, the Beginning of Another Imagine waking up one morning, on any given day, and realising you’re now merely spirit–you have no physical body left at your personal disposal; that is, you somehow died during your sleep. Everything feels quite normal but somehow everything has changed. You …∞
Listen to your body’s wisdom, which expresses itself through signals of comfort and discomfort
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The best stress busters are the cheapest A bar of chocolate, a long soak in the bath, a snooze in the middle of the afternoon, a leisurely stroll in the park. These are the things that make us the most happy, according to new research from The University of Nottingham. In a study commissioned by …∞