Tag Archives: gratitude

  • Why I’m Grateful to be an Addict
    Monday, July 22nd, 2019

    Why I’m Grateful to be an Addict

    By Scott Brassart When I first entered recovery in the summer of 2000, I remember hearing people introduce themselves in 12-step meetings with statements like, “Hi, I’m Joe. I’m...
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  • Are You Grateful?
    Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

    Are You Grateful?

    It is impossible to be grateful and unhappy at the same time. Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston, conducted thousands of in-depth interviews examining...
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  • Piglet and Recovery
    Monday, July 8th, 2019

    Piglet and Recovery

    By Scott Brassart “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” — from Winnie the Pooh, by...
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  • The Gratitude List
    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

    The Gratitude List

    If the only prayer you say is “Thank you,” that is enough. Sex addicts have typically used their sexual fantasies and behaviors to numb out for so long that...
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  • Gratitude in Early Recovery
    Monday, February 25th, 2019

    Gratitude in Early Recovery

    Happy people are grateful for what they have, regardless of what that is. Many sex and porn addicts in early recovery (and sometimes even those with significant amounts of...
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  • Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude
    Monday, February 18th, 2019

    Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude

    Grateful people are happy people. Greek philosopher Epicurus once said, “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was...
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  • Holiday Survival: Get Grateful
    Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

    Holiday Survival: Get Grateful

    You can’t be grateful and unhappy at the same time. Researcher Brené Brown has studied happiness for nearly 20 years, conducting in-depth interviews with thousands of individuals. Over the...
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  • Gratitude in Early Recovery
    Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

    Gratitude in Early Recovery

    Happy people are grateful for what they have, regardless of what that is. Many sex and porn addicts in early recovery (and sometimes even those with significant amounts of...
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  • Becoming a Member of the Second Chance Club
    Thursday, November 8th, 2018

    Becoming a Member of the Second Chance Club

    Getting a second life is one thing. Making it a better life, that’s the trick. After a natural or man-made disaster (hurricane, earthquake, airplane accident, etc.), we sometimes hear...
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