Waiting For the Other Shoe to Drop - Recovered 641
Release Date: 10/28/2015
The first key to persistence is to create for yourself a compelling vision for your recovery. Too often, people focus on what they don’t want to happen.info_outline Discipline - Recovered 1159
Self-discipline is the willingness to put some limitations on behavior in order to gain something or make life better.info_outline Humility - Recovered 1157
Ultimately, when we are humble we are willing to seek and receive help, support, guidance and direction with our lives. The result is that we are not alone anymore.info_outline Willingness - Recovered 1155
Your life belongs to you, right? Sure it does, but look at where your actions got you. Your life became unmanageable because of your addiction. You need to be willing for a lot of things, especially accepting help.info_outline Integrity - Recovered 1152
Sobriety helps us reconnect with our true selves and become reacquainted with our inner light, our life’s mission, and our purpose.info_outline Courage - Recovered 1150
Any challenges life throws your way, you now know how it feels to look fear in the face and remember how capable you are of walking through it.info_outline Faith - Recovered 1148
In order to keep going and develop sobriety the individual needs to have faith that things are going to keep improving.info_outline Hope - Recovered 1146
Hope is the elevating feeling we experience when we see a path to a better futureinfo_outline Honesty - Recovered 1144
It is normal to struggle with owning up to dishonesty, but the key is to acknowledge when it occurs as soon as possible. If not, you could struggle with feelings of guilt and put your sobriety in jeopardy.info_outline Popsicle Sticks - Recovered 1142
Here in our virtual studio, we have a can full of popsicle sticks. Each stick has a recovery topic written on it. We will take turns, randomly picking a stick and then sharing on that topic that was chosen.info_outline
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The expression, “Waiting for the other shoe to drop” means,
To anticipate something negative happening as a result of or related to a previous negative event
Let’s hear an example of how someone gets into a situation of waiting for the other shoe to drop.
You thoughts about the clip?
What do you think of the expression
Waiting for the bad, you will miss the good
“Nobody likes to be caught off guard, but many people believe that if we’re not worrying we’re being irresponsible, setting ourselves up for risk, putting ourselves in harm’s way.”
What are your thoughts about feeling irresponsible if you are not worrying about something. Have you ever found yourself feeling this way?
What do you do to counter these negative feelings?
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- Carve out a time to worry and a time to savor.
- Gratitude List
- Reflect on your life.
- Consider what you want your loved ones to focus on.