Feature Friday

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

Easy Does It

Something I read recently -  "When your willing to stop being an expert on life, you open yourself to magic, you let life be the teacher and humble yourself as the perpetual student. That's when the real fun begins!"

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

Observing the illusion

... the majority of people don't experience their destructiveness to the level the people I choose to stay sober with do. They are progressive... they are the ISM in Alcoholism.

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

Learning to Let Go

Humans in general have a fear of change, especially when feeling they have arrived at that place they were always looking for - the job, big house, sports car, perfect partner and any other BS illusion of Utopia.

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

My Husband's Gambling Addiction Nearly Destroyed Us!

I met my husband in 2004 and knew immediately that he was a gambler. He is a very charismatic man and we soon became very good friends and subsequently started dating ... I attended his year anniversary at GA and told everyone how proud I was that he was doing so well.

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

My Name is Steve

Initially I had some success and think that spurred me on to bet more frequently and increase my stakes. I never asked to cross that invisible line from normal gambling to compulsive gambling but in 2001 I crossed it.

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

The Santa Claus God

Christmas season is here and I'm reminded that some people have a Santa Claus God. They ask him for things and expect God to fulfill their expectations ... In the program ... we become a Santa Claus God - giving the gift of sobriety to those we can help.

Feature Friday, Guest Blog

THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES FACED BY THOSE IN RECOVERY WHEN IT COMES TO FITNESS

The worst part was I was beating myself up relentlessly with what I was trying to accomplish, and it was only a hobby, it wasn’t what I did for a living professionally. My hobby controlled me negatively, which makes it not a very productive hobby at all, it makes it an addiction.