Sober 12+ Years

Here I write about what I have learned by my 12 year sober.

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Sober 12+ Years, These Are the Astonishing Benefits I Experience Firsthand

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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Before I got sober and learned how to get better, my days added up to depressing, self-defeating thinking. I stumbled through my day, chained to my past, not even being able to think about how to get better. That is how overwhelmed I was from my abuser’s impact and that is why I drugged, drank, …

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Sober 12+ Years, This Is What I Have Learned About Why Making Peace With Our Emotions Will Make You Strong

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
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When someone hurts our feelings, it is like being cut, punched, run over, or worse. The emotional injury is like a physical injury. And just like a physical injury, we need to take care of for it to heal. But what happens if no one teaches you to do that? Or if the people around …

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Sober 12+ Years, This Is What I Have Learned About Why I Relapsed Over and Over

With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
happysobercrafter

I didn’t realize my thoughts were so negative. I mean, I felt down most of the time, but I didn’t realize my thoughts could be different because I knew no different. Having nothing to compare my thoughts to, I tried to live with them because then I didn’t know what to do to change them. …

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With God's Grace, tons of hard work, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for 14+ years now, my two favorite topics are: personal growth in recovery and creativity.
happysobercrafter

Originally posted to r/REDDITORSINRECOVERY on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Hi, Everyone, I am Landon, a 63 y/o woman, disabled and determined to find the way to earn my living doing what I love: blogging about my recovery, personal growth, and crafting. I also want to return to school. One of my biggest goals is to …

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