Category Archives: Following the 12 steps The Life Recovery 101 way

What Does Self Care Look Like?

Self care has to be healthy behaviors. I recently had a college professor tell me that I needed to take care of myself. I bought myself an assistive writing device that would help me in college. Going to college at … Continue reading

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Recovery Takes Time

Recovery in the program is a slow process. You just can’t skip certain steps and then expect to be miraculously healed from your addiction. One of the most important tools of the program is finding a sponsor. A sponsor is … Continue reading

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Let Go And Let God

To let and let God doesn’t mean that you can take your problems back any time your want to. To let go means that you are completely ready to cast your worries and fears over to the God of your … Continue reading

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Take A Good Look At Where You Are Today

Take the time out to take a good look at where you are headed today. If you took a look in the bathroom mirror, what would you see? Would you see your broken self-image or would you see yourself emerging … Continue reading

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When All Else Fails…..Call Your Higher Power

Have you every felt so defeated that you didn’t know where to turn to? When you are feeling run down, beaten, or defeated, that’s when you need to turn to your higher power for strength and courage. You can start … Continue reading

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How Step 2 Can Restore Your Sanity

You have lived your life so far in a chaotic lifestyle. You have been unable to live a healthy life. Your mind has been fixed on one thing only…….your next fix, high, buzz, drunk,______(fill in the blank). Try to remember … Continue reading

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Step 2 In Recovery Life 101

Step 2: We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could store us to sanity. BIBLE READING: Job 14: 1-6 Persistently seek your higher power every day and every night. This may seem foreign to you the first … Continue reading

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The End Of The Month Recovery Life 101 Review

As the month of January comes to a close, take the time to reflect on what you have accomplished. Were you able to admit that you were powerless over your addiction(s)? Were you able to admit that your life had … Continue reading

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How To Overcome Life’s Difficulties

Step 1: PRAY: Tell the God of your understanding what difficulties you are presently facing. You can begin this life changing journey by starting a Life Recovery 101 PRAYER journal. Your higher power will help you through the process. Be … Continue reading

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Coming Home Again

I am so glad to be home once again. I would have to admit that I needed a little rest and relaxation from all the know it alls in my life. I can admit that I need to take better … Continue reading

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