Sugar Free September
Show Up For Yourself NMW
Life can throw some crazy curveballs, but guess what? You've got what it takes to bounce back and keep on living your best life.
No matter what challenges come your way, remember that recovery is possible. It may not always be easy, but it's essential to keep moving forward. Each day presents an opportunity for growth and renewal.
And that's why I've created this short video just for you. It's a reminder that no matter how chaotic life gets, you have the power to persevere. So take a deep breath, …
A Great Offense
In your journey to recovery, it's not a matter of "if" something will happen that could derail you... it's a matter of "when"...
That's why our Recovery Protection System focuses on planning, preparation, and protection for those unpredictable moments that life throws at you.
We call it 'being on guard for the unguarded moment'.
It's essential for your long term success!
You have to play offense!
Busy Isn't Better
In our fast-paced modern world, it's no surprise that many of us feel constantly busy. But here's the thing: being busy doesn't automatically mean being productive.
It's all too easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of activity, only to realize that we haven't actually made any meaningful progress. We lose sight of the bigger picture and find ourselves stuck in a cycle of 'busyness' without true accomplishment.
But fear not, my friend, because there's a way out of this trap. It starts with bein…
Disease To Please
Do you have the urge to help others, even when it costs you your time, your energy, your money...?
Have you heard of 'opportunity cost'?
Opportunity cost is defined as what you'll lose out on... what it'll cost you to pursue something... e.g. time, money, relationships... etc.
It's a very important thing to consider when you're deciding if you're willing to please someone... because you also need to know if you're willing to pay the price.
Plan Prepare Protect
If you want to be succesful in your recovery, you have to learn how to stop, think and take decisive action.
Slowing ourselves down can be really difficult... but it can be done.
And it's so much easier when you have tricks or switches that you can flip in your mind...
That where these 3 Ps come in:
Plan... Prepare... Protect...
Is It A Relapse?
Early recover is a time for massive learning, and nothing teaches us more than our mis-steps...
Here's a hard truth that you might need to hear... you can't relapse if you're not yet in recovery.
This video is important because you're not a 'chronic relapser'... you're just a garden variety, run of the mill, regular, old fashioned, plain ADDICT...
So... do yourself a favor and give yourself a break today... you're learning!
Addiction... Stigma... And The Weather
Let me tell you a secret about willpower... it doesn't work...
It is important to remember that addiction is not a moral failing... it's all about the brain, a hijacked brain!
Let's talk about addiction... as if it were as common as talking about the weather.
I was ridiculed in a public park for talking passionately about recovery, but it's so important to understand what we're up against...so we can fight against it!
Why It's Tough To Quit... Even When You Want To
Do you know why it's so hard to quit...even though you want to quit so badly?
Your brain knows it's coming...
In this video, I'm gonna show you how to get yourself a dopamine drip going. That's really going to help you through this...