Making Decisions - Recovered 827
Release Date: 06/21/2017
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Anyone who’s in long-term recovery knows that it’s not all good times.
Sure, there’s the great feeling you get from knowing
that you’ve started your journey on the road to recovery.
But that’s just it – it’s an ongoing journey, not a destination.
This means that there are bound to be many
twists and turns along the way, and some of these can prove
frustrating, difficult, or downright confounding.
How do you know what to do?
Tonight, we talk about how we make difficult decisions and
How we choose from the good, the bad, and
the in-between in recovery.
When you were new, what decisions did you have to make?
How did you do this?
What went right?
What went bad?
Today, what tools do you use to make difficult decisions?
Example of how these tools worked?
Any examples of how it did not work?
What types of decisions are difficult for you?
Why do you think these types are hard for you?
How do you handle emotional decisions?
How do you make financial decisions?
Make a List
Talk Things Over with Others
Revisit Your List
Making No Decision is a Decision
When Your Emotions Get the Better of You
Create New Goals
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