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Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed

Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed We surveyed 100 marriage therapists and compiled a list of the Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed.  When your marriage is in trouble or needing some enrichment, check out these Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed.  These books provide many practical ideas, assessments, lists, exercises, and insights to help your marriage. We…

Spiritual Recovery

Spiritual Recovery Spiritual recovery is the hub of strong recovery.  All other aspects of recovery: physical, mental, emotional, relational, career, sexual, etc. are linked to spiritual recovery.  Reclaiming our spiritual identity is at the heart of strong recovery. Spiritual Conception You and I existed as an idea in God’s mind.  Eventually, we came into existence,…

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Sexual Recovery

Sexual Recovery Is celibacy in recovery good advice? In recovery we are working to accept and define our identity.  We are trying to be comfortable with who we are and what we do no matter what happens.  We are trying to live a full human experience.  Early recovery is a season of our lives where we…

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Career Recovery

Career Recovery Addiction derails, delays, and destroys careers.  Once sobriety begins we quickly seek to restore what was lost or fix what was damaged.  This sets up a trap where we scramble to make up for the loss, or we get stuck with woulda, coulda, shoulda.  The extent of damage to your career determines the…

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Useful Recovery

Useful Recovery   Recovery tools are so helpful.  They make difficult jobs much easier.  There are tools I carry everywhere I go because they have so many features and help solve so many problems.  Do you have tools that are useful to your recovery?  Do you take them everywhere you go? Be A Better Person…

Devout Recovery

Are You Religious in Recovery?

Are You Religious in Recovery? The question “Are you religious?” puts a lot of people off.  Those religious people are so judgmental, they have so many rules, they are so hypocritical.  Here’s why you need to reconsider being religious in recovery. One of the main methods for producing a strong recovery is to develop a…

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Recreational Recovery

Recreational Recovery I hear these two sayings all the time and I think they illustrate the importance of recreational recovery: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Idleness is the devils workshop. In this blog we are going to cover the role of recreation in a strong recovery.   Addiction thrives when…

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Financial Recovery

Financial Recovery The series continues with a discussion of financial recovery.  This is an area of Strong Recovery that is often overlooked.  People experience a sense of loss and regret from financial expectations and a strong financial recovery helps manage risks and is something they can feel good about. But there is a trap and…

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Relational Recovery

Relational Recovery How We Relate to People, Places, and Things. Our series on Strong Recovery continues with relational recovery. How we relate to people, places, and things changes with addiction.  Strong Recovery restores a proper and healthy balance to the way we relate to everything.  We call this Relational Recovery and it’s a key element…

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Emotional Recovery

Emotional Recovery Strong recovery requires emotional healing and emotional recovery. Addiction is a common way to sooth life’s injuries.  Hurt people, hurt people.  With all of this hurt comes an emotional toll.  Shame, guilt, resentment, depression, regret, sadness, and anger are just a few of the emotions we can suffer.  The injuries and suffering will…