For your awareness and vigilance, below is a summary of the common changes that happen to our thinking, attitudes and behavior in recovery that has led many of us in recovery to use drugs again.

I love this!

It is a beautiful summary of the “stink in’ think in’ ” that happens before we pick up and take that first bite.

As with everything — take what you want and leave the rest behind.”

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For your awareness and vigilance, below is a summary of the common changes that happen to our thinking, attitudes and behavior in recovery that has led many of us in recovery to use drugs again.

1- Mental changes

List of common distorted and insane thinking patterns that have the potential to lead us into a relapse:

  1. Emotional confusion: When we find ourselves emotionally at a loss on how to cope with the stress of everyday problems.
  • Not keeping our recovery as your number one priority in our life and allow other issues to take precedence
  • When we don’t practice the principle of “just for today” in recovery life and wallow in the past or worry about the future
  • When we don’t practice acceptance and tolerance in our daily affaires and start letting grievances fill our head
  • When we stop applying the principles and slogans of recovery to your daily affaires

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  1. Thank you for sending this and all the rest. On Dec 23, 2014 2:51 PM, “Emotional Sobriety And Food” wrote:

    > Emotional Sobriety and Food posted: “I love this! It is a beautiful > summary of the “stink in’ think in’ ” that happens before we pick up and > take that first bite. As with everything — take what you want and leave > the rest behind.””

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