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Forging Your Inventory

While the term “inventory” might sound like something you would find in a role playing game or on a store’s list of stuff to sell, it is actually one of the most important parts of your recovery. But then again, there really are not any unimportant parts to recovering, so maybe it is just the [...]

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You can Have Your Sanity Back, Through a Higher Power

Image via Wikipedia If you have been living in the world of the addict for a long time (and many people live in it for years before they even admit to themselves that they have a problem at all), then you are no doubt aware of how it grants you a false sense of power [...]

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Time to use That Higher Power

Just a little while ago, you finally admitted that there was a higher power that can help you to stop using. And then you admitted to this higher power (as well as to another human being) the exact nature of your faults and past misdeeds. Now that you have done all of that, it is [...]

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Keep up the Inventory

Did you think that the inventory you did awhile back (okay, maybe it was a long time ago) would be the only one that you would ever need to do? You did not seriously think that, did you? The big difficulty with all of this personal development stuff is that it will really never end. [...]

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Make a List, and Just Check it Once

Now that you have asked your higher power to have all of your internal issues removed from you, it is time to make yourself a little list. Do not worry, you will not have to buy all of these people gifts. They are not necessarily the good little children of the world. This is a [...]

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It’s Time to get all Guru

At this stage of the game, it is time to get into the fast track of your personal development. Some people say that if you want to improve at something, then you need to find someone who is better at it than you are and hang out with that person a lot. In that case, [...]

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Using a Prepaid Credit Card for – Purchases

Image via Wikipedia If you work outside the home (or work from home, for that matter) and are able to set aside some money each payday for what you consider “splurge” purchases—you know, expensive cosmetics or skin care products, mani-pedis, things like that—you may want to consider putting that amount on a prepaid credit card. [...]

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