Cravings and Triggers - Recovered 1313
Release Date: 03/16/2023
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Humility is a critical characteristic for those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Addiction is a condition that can make an individual feel invincible as if they can handle anything on their own. However, the journey to recovery requires people to recognize that they cannot do it alone and that they need the support of others. Humility allows an individual to acknowledge that they have a problem and that they need help. It opens the door for them to seek out and accept the guidance of their support network. By embracing humility, they can also begin to accept responsibility for their...info_outline Dealing With A Sponsee Who Has Relapsed - Recovered 1322
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Making amends and forgiveness of self and others are critical components of the recovery process from drug and alcohol addiction. Addiction often leads to harm and damage to relationships, and the process of making amends can help to repair broken connections with loved ones. When you acknowledge the harm they have caused and make a genuine effort to make things right, it can go a long way toward rebuilding trust and fostering healing. This process of making amends can also help you to let go of any lingering guilt or shame they may feel, which can be a significant trigger for relapse. ...info_outline Self Care - Recovered 1318
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Cravings and triggers can be major obstacles for those struggling with addiction. These intense desires to use substances or engage in addictive behaviors can be overwhelming and challenging to resist. Overcoming cravings and triggers is crucial for those in recovery, as giving in to these impulses can lead to relapse. One effective way to overcome these cravings and triggers is by using a higher power. By relinquishing control and trusting in a higher power, you in recovery can find strength and support to resist the urge to use.
The 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a program designed to help you overcome addiction and live a sober life. The steps are based on a spiritual approach, which encourages you to connect with a higher power and seek guidance and support. The 12 steps provide a framework for personal growth and healing and offer a pathway to recovery that has been successful for many of us.
Tonight, we talk about the Cravings and Triggers.
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