The Power of Letting Go of Anger

The Power of Letting Go of Anger

Many active and recovering alcoholics live by the edict that “revenge is a dish best served cold.”  They develop anger or resentment toward a person or situation and deal with that anger by exacting revenge against them, yet that revenge often rebounds to leave the alcoholic with a cold and empty feeling. Alcohol then becomes…

Step 8 - Making Amends

Step 8 – Making Amends

  Making amends may sound easy, but listing people harmed then following up with amends (in action or words) is one of the more challenging aspects of recovery. The very act of making amends requires thoughtful introspection about the reality of addiction and the true cost exacted on family, friends and oneself. True growth in…