Are You in Recovery?, Do you suffer from Anxiety?

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anx·i·e·ty
[ang- zahy-i-tee]

NOUN [PLURAL ANX·I·E·TIES.]
1.
distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune: He felt anxiety about the possible loss of his job.
2.
earnest but tense desire; eagerness: He had a keen anxiety to succeed in his work.
3.Psychiatry. a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder.

Are You in Recovery?, Do you suffer from Anxiety?

 

Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

 

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Are YOU Ambivalent about YOUR Recovery?

am·biv·a·lence
[am- biv- uh-l uhns]

NOUN
1.uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused by the inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things.

2.Psychology. the coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action, simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions.

Ambivalence-Staying Stopped or Relapse

 

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Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, Acceptance, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

Well Done!!

Firstly I’d really like to say just how brave you are, if you are in addiction or co-dependent, taking this Massive step into the journey of recovery.

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How do you come to have acceptance in your Recovery?

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ac·cept·ance
[ak-sep-tuhns]
NOUN
1. The act of taking or receiving something offered.
2. Favorable reception; approval; favor.
3. The act of assenting or believing: acceptance of a theory.
4. The fact or state of being accepted or acceptable.

Acceptance

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Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, Admitting, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

Acceptance in recovery is a process and rarely does it happen instantly. In early recovery, we have to first come to terms with admitting the problem and everything that needs to be changed as a result of that admission.

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How to admit to having a problem with addiction

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ad·mit
[ad- mit]

VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [AD·MIT·TED, AD·MIT·TING.]
1.to permit; allow.
2.to acknowledge; confess: He admitted his guilt.
3.to grant in argument; concede: The fact is admitted.
to have the capacity for This passage admits two abreast.

VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [AD·MIT·TED, AD·MIT·TING.]
1. to permit the possibility of something; allow (usually followed by of): The contract admits of no other interpretation.ad·mit
[ad- mit]

Admitted sign
Admitted sign

“How to admit to having a problem with addiction”

Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, Acknowledgement, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

The next step is to admit to their acknowledgment that there is a definite problem. If a person tries to abstain or control their addiction and finds that they cannot, and if they are being honest with themselves, do admit to having an issue or problem. To admit is to take responsibility and ownership.

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Do You need Acknowledgement in Recovery

Acknowledgment:

 

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Addiction definition

ac·knowl·edg·ment [ak- nolij-m uhnt] NOUN

  • 1. an act of acknowledging.
  • 2. recognition of the existence or truth of something: the acknowledgment of a sovereign power.
  • 3. an expression of appreciation.
  • 4. a thing was done or given in appreciation or gratitude.

 

“Do You need Acknowledgement in Recovery”

Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

Everyone who socially takes a drink, or uses drugs (illicit), does so for recreational purposes. Face it, it is a socially accepted norm, even the recreational use of illicit drugs in public places is more common now. I’ve seen people snort cocaine sitting in a restaurant.

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How YOU can help yourself grow in Recovery from Addiction – My tips

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“How YOU can help yourself grow in Recovery from Addiction – My tips”

Hi its Dermot here, if you’ve read my Bio, then you will know a bit more about me. Now I’ve put together a series on recovery, from my own experience, but I would like your input and value also, as I know we are all unique and have been affected in different ways.

So if you are in active addiction still and maybe thinking about stopping, are in recovery or are even a friend or family member, then maybe this blog series might help you. I do hope so.

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