Blog Posts - Resentments



Guest Post #1: How To Age Gracefully

During the last four and a half years I have written and published every post here on SMART Living 365. But as Thom and I prepared for a three week trip over the holidays, I decided to invite three other bloggers … Continue reading → You...
by SMART Living 365 on Dec 10, 2015

The Roots of All Our Troubles!?

  Most of my distress and emotional pain in recovery comes from wanting stuff, and not getting my way or not accepting things as they are. As Bill Wilson noted, we seem to get distressed when we don’t get what we want or feel people or trying...

5 Ways to Sabotage Open Communication.

By David Joel Miller. 5 steps to destroy communication. Are your actions destroying communication between you and the important people in your life? When things are going wrong between people the way we respond to these conflicts either opens up R...
by counseolrssoapbox on Aug 17, 2015

There is a map of Emotional Responding Tattooed on my Heart.

When I was doing my step four inventory as part of my 12 step programme of recovery  I did it pretty much as suggested in the Big Book. My sponsor at the time asked me to do an additional part that is not explicitly mentioned in the Big Book. He sai...

The Discordant Echoes of the Past

The last six years of research has been dedicated to trying to understand a fundamental part of my illness of addiction, of me.  People often say there is more to you than addiction. To which I normally answer yes, there is also recovery. I don̵...

Processing the Past

How The Alcoholics Anonymous’ program of action helps with emotional dysregulation. A Personal...

Expectation and Resentment

Filed under: recovery cartoon Tagged: expectations, recovery cartoon, resentments...

Resentments - Do we ever truly let them go?

I wonder if we ever truly get rid of resentments or, if we learn how not to let them affect us the way they once did, almost making it seem as if they no longer exist.  That is until something someone say's or does triggers those well kept...
by My Meddling Mind on Aug 19, 2013

The Shortcuts and By-paths of Friends and Loved Ones

The Shortcuts and By-paths of Friends and Loved Ones The alcoholic, his wife, his children, his “in-laws,” each one is likely to have fixed ideas about the family’s attitude towards himself or herself. Each is interested in having h...
by Recovery Network on Sep 14, 2012

The Shortcuts and By-paths of Friends and Loved Ones

The Shortcuts and By-paths of Friends and Loved Ones The alcoholic, his wife, his children, his “in-laws,” each one is likely to have fixed ideas about the family’s attitude towards himself or herself. Each is interested in having h...
by Recovery Network on Sep 14, 2012

What You Need To Learn For True Freedom

What You Need To Learn For True Freedom  We have begun to learn tolerance, patience and good will toward all men, even our enemies, for we look on them as sick people. We have listed the people we have hurt by our conduct, and are willing to straigh...
by Recovery Network on Aug 31, 2012

What You Need To Learn For True Freedom

What You Need To Learn For True Freedom  We have begun to learn tolerance, patience and good will toward all men, even our enemies, for we look on them as sick people. We have listed the people we have hurt by our conduct, and are willing to straigh...
by Recovery Network on Aug 31, 2012

How to Not Poison Your World In Bad Times

This concept of first knowing the difference between the things you can change and the things you cannot. Then being giving the strength and determination to change the things you are able to change or the strength and ability to not get emotionally...
by Recovery Network on Apr 28, 2012


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