Tag: staying positive

The Dry Drunk

dry drunk

Long-term recovery requires some of the most diligent work of our lives. In addition to not picking up a drink or a drug, we regularly make efforts to improve ourselves. This can seem like a daunting task. One must have faith that if he or she sticks with their program of recovery, they will find …

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The Influence Of Friends On What You Think & Do

The Influence Of Friends On What You Think & Do

Imagine a scenario where all your friends are jumping off a cliff. If everyone jumps, do you jump as well? We know that the correct answer is supposed to be: “No, never! I am an independent thinker, and other people have no influence over me.” However, the truthful answer is, yeah, maybe you do jump. …

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Comparing Ourselves To Others

Comparing Ourselves

It can be dangerous spending too much time comparing ourselves to others. Whether we realize it or not, ever since we were children, we’ve been holding ourselves to standards and accomplishments of other people. Whether it’s our parents, our siblings, our friends, co-workers, or even strangers who we just think are doing better than we …

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