Substance Use Tag

Of all the toxic emotions we feel, self-hatred might be the most destructive and debilitating. When we hate ourselves, we feel inadequate, unworthy, undeserving and inferior. If we struggle with...

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Our addictions can cause us to have all kinds of emotional responses, many of which are self-defeating, that harm us rather than serve us, that contribute to our destructive patterns...

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When approaching our recovery, it can help us to think of reasons why we want to get sober, to help us reinforce our desire to get well and provide encouragement...

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Our recovery starts with a choice. We make the decision to heal. For years we were probably toying with the idea of getting help. We might have reached out for...

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