No amount of self hatred can ever change the past. You can’t out-hate the hurt.
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5 Ways to Move On After a Lapse in Recovery
First of all, lapses in recovery happen. They happen at 3 days in, or at 300 days in. And each time you’re going to have to make a conscious choice to start over. Here’s 5 ways to move on after a lapse.
Healing Requires Feeling
We often turn to maladaptive coping behaviors in order to anesthetize painful feelings. That’s where things like drugs, eating disorders, self harm, alcohol, etc. come into play. Feelings can suck, who can blame you for wanting to avoid them? But if you’re ever going to truly live life, you’re going to have to feel. FeelingContinue reading “Healing Requires Feeling”
51 Reasons to Keep on Keeping on (Why not relapse?)
Recovery is hard and relapse is always an option, but here are 51 reasons to not relapse. Whether it’s recovery from an eating disorder, substance abuse, mental illness, self injury, or alcoholism. Feel free to add your own! Because I don’t want to be a hypocrite. How can I tell others what to eat whenContinue reading “51 Reasons to Keep on Keeping on (Why not relapse?)”