Tag Archives: commitment

In the Face of Failure: How to Get Back Up & Go for Your Goals


If you’re like me, you’re experiencing some resistance and failure in the face of your New Year’s goals. We often become overwhelmed with shame, frustration, and self-hatred over a lack of progress, sometimes abandoning goals that were once deeply important to us. If … Continue reading

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Defending Against “Pre-Lapse”: Moving from Complacency to Commitment


Time and time again, I have watched the sprint of early recovery dissipate into a stroll of complacency. Initial passion, often fueled by crisis or catastrophe, pushes people powerfully forward. Yet, unless this momentum is maintained, addicts will gradually revert … Continue reading

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“Holiday Recipes for Relapse & Recovery” by Forest Benedict, MA, SATP-C, LifeSTAR of the Central Valley


The holidays can be a challenging time for all of us, especially those in recovery. An increase in sugary, fatty foods, plus a decrease in structure, combined with a mixture of family chaos, can quickly become a recipe for relapse. … Continue reading

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