Posts Tagged ‘Abuse

19
May
16

The Science of Shame

What is toxic shame? Could it be the root cause of escalating numbers of addictions, mood disorders, compulsions and violent acts? Dr. Gerald Fishkin offers empirical analysis of the genesis and influence of shame and negative self-talk on mental health in his ground-breaking book, The Science of Shame and Its Treatment.
“Shame has been the elephant in the corner of the clinical office that nobody wanted to talk about”.
It’s time to shed the light on this dark corner.

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30
Sep
15

Self-Defeating Character Defects. SIX BIG ONES!

“Selfishness – self-centeredness! That, we think, is the root of our troubles. Driven by a hundred forms of fear, self-delusion, self-seeking, and self-pity, we step on the toes of our fellows and they retaliate. Sometimes they hurt us, seemingly without provocation, but we invariably find that at some time in the past we have made decisions based on self which later placed us in a position to be hurt”.  ~Alcoholics Anonymous pg 62

23
Sep
15

CHRIST and the BIG BOOK

For many, the topic of Jesus Christ being part of the original Alcoholics Anonymous structure brings forth controversary and even hostility.  But the truth bears out that Christ was indeed at the foundation of the building blocks of A.A.’s development and is alive and well regardless of what some would have us believe.

18
Sep
15

SMOKING, CHEWING, VAPING

Let’s uncover the truth about these dangerous practices.  Greg Seward is the Director of Tobacco-Free Implementation and Tobacco Consultation Service at UMass Memorial Health Care and Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts.  Tune in to this broadcast, I dare ya!

26
Aug
15

Third Step Prayer – Take away my difficulties?

In the Third Step Prayer we ask God to take away our difficulties that victory over them may do something very important in the life of the alcoholic and drug addict as well as those around us. But how can we have victory of our difficulties if God takes them away? Join the Monty’man, Marv and Bruce as they unpack this prayer and this perplexing question.

05
Aug
15

MORE STUMBLING BLOCKS WE CAUSE IN RECOVERY (Part Two)

STUMBLING BLOCKS WE CAUSE IN RECOVERY (Part Two) with the Monty’man and Co-Hosts

31
Jul
15

Son of An Oak Ridge Boy In Recovery / RUSTY GOLDEN His Music, His Story

The Recovery Story & Music of RUSTY GOLDEN.  Rusty grew up with Gospel and Country music as the son of Oak Ridge Boy’s William Lee. Today Rusty is sharing his personal story of hope in recovery and his new CD “SOBER”




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