Building your ground floor

Building your ground floor

From survival to flourishing Whether you have been down and out, or what used to be called a ‘high functioning’ addict, you will have been used to employing some form of manipulation, denial or downright deceipt. Probably a mixture of all the above. These...
Normality!

Normality!

The Ground Floor – Normal life At this point I will assume that you have a solid and stable foundation. If you do not, don’t worry. Try to concentrate on the relationships inside any room that is unstable or weak and allow yourself to know what it is about...
Building your ground floor

Building Recovery – Solidity and stability

Okay. So you have looked at the challenges involved in your recovery. You have now considered the most important questions such as cost, location and design. We now need to think about starting the work of recovery. That means building a good foundation. Once we are...
Addiction as an inappropriate relationship #3

Addiction as an inappropriate relationship #3

Calling something good that is harmful to you This is the third article in the series – Addiction as an inappropriate relationship. In this final post we will be looking at one of the worst aspects of the inappropriate relationship. Namely that it looks good but...