12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action (Google eBook)

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Hazelden Publishing, Aug 21, 2013 - Self-Help - 136 pages
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With 12 Stupid Things that Mess Up Recovery, Dr. Allen Berger provides the means for targeting behaviors and attitudes that sabotage sobriety. It sounds so simple: Just stop drinking (or drugging, or binging, or gambling), and everything will be fine. The truth is, getting in touch with the destructive beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that sabotage recovery requires focus and willingness. In 12 Stupid Things that Mess Up Recovery, Dr. Berger will help you examine four culprits that underlie relapse: the nature of addiction, ignorance about one's vulnerabilities, unreasonable expectations, and self-hate. Any or all of these factors can sabotage recovery, but through basic self-awareness you can move forward in building a life of contentment and fulfillment.
  

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Contents

Believins Addiction to One Substance
13
Pursuing Recovery with Less Energy
31
Feeling Special and Unique
47
Confusing SelfConcern with Selfishness
61
Not Getting Help for Relationship Troubles
77
Some Final Thoughts and Suggestions
99
Bibliography
117
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