In the sobriety and recovery circles I’ve been hanging around for the past couple years, so many people talk about their struggle and setbacks with alcohol as a personal failure. “I can’t get this. How can anyone be so stupid? I feel so ashamed. There’s something wrong with me.” And that vicious cycle of desperately
Category: staying sober
Several weeks ago, I began a series of three posts in which I attempted to articulate the reasons why I have been successful on this alcohol free journey (171 days as of today, but who’s counting ?) It happened on a Wednesday morning. I was driving back to the office after a successful breakfast meeting.
“I survived because the fire within me burned brighter than the fire around me.” It really started for me last summer. I was reading a book called “The Miracle Morning.” TMM is all about starting your day with certain exercises (mental and physical) that will shape your day and, by extension, change your habits and