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Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue

Richard’s Toolbox

Reader Richard shared with me in a recent e-mail his toolbox, four ways he tries to stay sane. Some of ours overlap, but he has a different way of saying them that might help you:
1. Congruency of my faith in God and the way I live. When that gets out of kilter, as it has right now, everything suffers.
2. Active participation in AA. Although I have not had a drink in over 20 years, I go for Attitude Adjustment.
3. Surrounding myself with people whom know me and love me, without having to wear a mask.
4. Taking care of one thing at a time. I am a great one to read two or three books at a time or talk on the phone while doing dishes or eating breakfast.

  • Orin

    Thanks for the advice and also the serenity prayers works very well for me I’m 13 months into my recovery but i’m not waiting on my recovery im putting my recovery into action every day with tools like this thank again

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