How Do I Apologize?

Apologizing is a part of recovery. It’s a formal part of any 12-Step program, but realizing how we’ve hurt people and how badly we’ve screwed up is a natural part of the process. Sometimes it’s what drives us toward sobriety. Apologizing may be part of recovery, but it’s also a skill that takes work. A…

The Journey of Becoming New: Recovery & Transition

Transition (n.): When life throws something at us that significantly changes our direction, altering how we view ourselves. Sometimes it’s a good thing–graduation, marriage, parenthood, promotion, retirement. Sometimes it’s not–a spouse dying, “empty-nest” syndrome, losing a job, being a victim of crime. Transitions can be triggered by either something good or something bad, and they…