Recovery- what does it mean? We all could use a little recovery sometimes.

Recovery- what does it mean? We all could use a little recovery sometimes. When a person enters and works through recovery, they become a different person in some ways and yet in other ways remain the same. People begin to have more of a sense of self and are at peace with that, both the … Continue reading Recovery- what does it mean? We all could use a little recovery sometimes.

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There is no love from someone else if I can’t love myself

Self-love and self-care is not selfish, but rather self-full. Fill yourself up  first so you are able to pour into others, while not burning yourself out. See Powerful Video clip https://youtu.be/AlhSruDuVk0

Feelings are something we have the most of but know the least of how to deal with

Aurora Community Counseling Wendy Prigge LSW-CSAC Guest Post Aurora Community Counseling was a partner (Honorary Sponsor) with TSOI's past Recovery Month events. *No Blogs were meant to substitute professional counseling or other assistance _______________________________________________________________________ Feelings are something we have the most of but know the least of how to deal with. We learn from our … Continue reading Feelings are something we have the most of but know the least of how to deal with

A Perfect Person

A Perfect Person Never hurt anyone.  Doesn't Cry.  Doesn't fail.   Doesn't Exist. We all have some place where we fall short.....spiritual progress versus perfection. Acknowledge, make amends if needed, learn, forgive yourself, move on........GROW. "Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you … Continue reading A Perfect Person

Recidivism in Recovery, Our Emotions are not our enemy, although belief systems may be

 Founder of TSOI Former Director of AODA Recovery Facility serving five counties Founder  and Producer of Teen Radio Founder, Producer of The Thuy Smith Show Recidivism in Recovery, Our Emotions are not our enemy, although belief systems may be There are various reasons to why this might be. People may not be quite ready for … Continue reading Recidivism in Recovery, Our Emotions are not our enemy, although belief systems may be