Relapse Prevention: Changing Your Mindset to Achieve Success

Relapse Prevention: Changing Your Mindset to Achieve Success

A British theologian once wrote: “every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.” This holds true for many things, but it is especially true during drug relapse prevention. Why Is Relapse So Common? When you’re addicted to drugs or alcohol, your coping skills...
Fulfilling the Twelve Promises: Part 11

Fulfilling the Twelve Promises: Part 11

Recovery builds many positive qualities that we need in order to stay sober. It builds virtue and moral character, not to mention that it also ignites the spark of spiritual growth. In our early days, however, we’ll find that our situation often results in a few new...
7 Great Lessons from Russell Brand’s 12-Step Guide

7 Great Lessons from Russell Brand’s 12-Step Guide

With nearly fourteen years of clean time under his belt, Russell Brand understands recovery quite well. He speaks on it often, offering revolutionary messages of hope and change. From time to time, he even involves himself in politics, fighting for greater access to...
Understanding and Practicing Step Ten

Understanding and Practicing Step Ten

Up to this point, the Twelve Steps focused on teaching us the right principles to embody in recovery. Now, it’s time to put those principles into action on a daily basis. There is no point in working so hard to establish a decent moral compass if we intend to toss it...
Understanding and Practicing Step Nine

Understanding and Practicing Step Nine

It’s time for us to continue our usual series on the Twelve Steps. This time, we turn our attention toward Step Nine. At this point, we reach the last step in our initial plan of action. The last few steps concentrate on continuous action, but Step Nine focuses on...

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