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HALT

Halt=Hungry Angry Lonely Tired. I learned this years ago in a twelve step program. This is a mini self inventory for me. Am I hungry for the wrong things? ¬†Right now yes. I am thinking that my anger is leading … Continue reading

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You’ll Find The Answer……

I went to a church event last night and left feeling offended by a very famous author. I asked him a question and he responded by saying ” Buy my book on deliverance.” Thanks but no thanks. It was almost … Continue reading

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The Encourager

The encourager as a happiness style is not my style. I found myself in what used to be an uncomfortable place…..A funeral home. Yesterday the words and actions of a grieving widow will stay with me for the rest of … Continue reading

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Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough

I suffer from PTSD caused not from war but from a personal trauma that only a small number of other individuals have ever experienced. I did not cause it. It found me. One single moment left a scar so deep … Continue reading

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Restraining Negative Emotions

How you react to certain negative situations is totally up to you. You can either act or react. Lately I have been reacting to certain situations negatively. I know what is causing my behavior.. ¬†physical pain. It is not an … Continue reading

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Dealing With Unacceptable Behavior

Dealing with unacceptable behavior can be difficult. It has been a thorn in my side lately. Jabbing and taunting me. Bringing me to the edge of yelling in a fit of rage. I refuse to go backwards in my recovery. … Continue reading

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