Recover Integrity: Blog

What to expect in this episode:   My life turned out ok - do I have regrets about my path in addiction I do not regret the path, but I regret every person I bumped into and harmed along the way I didn't have values, I was not a good dude I regret that   My Regrets I was speaking to a group of high schoolers and somebody asked me the question, "well for you this all work...

Read MoreRead More

What to expect in this episode:   The pervasive feeling at AA  meetings that drugs or alcohol actually saved many from suicide Drinking can lead to bonding, which is good, until the tipping point of addiction Acknowledging as a society that there’s a piece of that that’s beautiful, but that beauty can rot over time   Drugs and Alcohol Saved My Life 🙏 If I had...

Read MoreRead More

What to expect in this episode:   Huston Smith Said, "The Self is Too Small for Perpetual Enthusiasm What makes us miserable and stuck as human beings, is that we’re stuck in ourselves Path to Growth is to get out of the Self   The Self is Just Too Small   Huston Smith has this quote, “That the self is too small for perpetual enthusiasm” It’s a lot of wor...

Read MoreRead More

What to expect in this episode:   Recovery is about life, not sobriety Having trouble with life while sober The shift from 'staying sober' to living fully   Recovery is Not About Sobriety   I thought getting sober was about sobriety   It was like “I have to stay sober, I can't use, one day at a time no matter what” and what changed for me is that I...

Read MoreRead More

What to expect in this episode:   Deciding to Send them to Rehab Getting Aligned | Treatment's Sacred Pact What is My Role in His Recovery   What can a mother do if her child is suffering with addiction     The first thing that I would say to a mom who’s saying,   "I’m sending my son to your treatment program, what do you have to tell me" &...

Read MoreRead More

What to expect in this episode:   Speaking truthfully Don't be afraid and be compassionate Take care of yourself   How to Communicate with Loved Ones Suffering from Addiction   Be courageous and speak the truth   So, I talked to parents and spouse and brothers and sisters all the time who’s loved ones are suffering from addiction and they’re afraid and...

Read MoreRead More