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Yup. Axe and Boot

If you’ve been to goodlifenoalcohol.net recently you sense the axe and boots.

This morning I am changing themes to make the site more relevant and responsive. 31 more words

12 Steps

The Key Principles That Guide The 12-Step Immersion Process

Alcoholism and similar cases of substance abuse follow a pattern of behavior that for many individuals makes it difficult to overcome completely. Left to themselves, many people who attempt often find themselves powerless in the face of addiction while denying to themselves and others the true gravity of their problem. 233 more words

12 Steps

hard days lead to the next good one...

I was reading the 12 steps over the weekend and the 8 principals from the Celebrate Recovery materials.

I was stuck by certain words in each and this has truly become a way of life and thinking for me. 253 more words

My Truth

Step 1-Reflection

“And each of us knows the many feelings that arise with these first steps–doubt, confusion, fear, relief, joy, sadness, and more”. Actually taking the first step brings forth a great deal of emotions.  487 more words

12 Steps

Church offers Alcoholics Anonymous-inspired recovery program for racists

 Alcoholics Anonymous states the following, “While there is no formal “A.A. definition” of alcoholism, most of us agree that, for us, it could be described as a physical compulsion, coupled with a mental obsession… 490 more words

Mental Health

Home and away

My old AA friend D got in touch last week to let me know he was in London visiting. He moved out to the countryside a couple of years ago; it had been about four years since I last saw him. 1,268 more words


Thank God for Wordpress

Seriously, a forum to express myself because if I didn’t, I would go marginally more insane than I feel lately. Sometimes my thoughts are utter madness and I cannot express them. 365 more words