Recovery Goals

  • Communicate openly about feelings, accepting them all.
  • Feel free to cry, openly express feelings,
  • Experience your true self by allowing yourself to express true feelings in an appropriate way.
  • Express your needs to others.
  • Accept yourself.
  • Freely express your emotions.
  • Complete projects.
  • Actively participate with others.
  • Cultivate supportive relationships.
  • Feel free to cry, openly express feelings
  • Experience your true self.
  • Tell the truth about how you feel. Be loyal to yourself.
  • Build your own confidence
  • Stop rescuing others.
  • Take care of yourself.
  • Set Limits.
  • Develop your own identity.
  • Recognize dependent relationships and create inter-dependent relationships.
  • Act with increasing self-esteem.
  • Stand up for yourself.
  • Accept constructive criticism.
  • Interact easily with people in authority.
  • Be honest about your feelings.
  • Feel comfortable being alone or with others.
  • Express confidence.
  • Consider your own needs as well as others’ needs in all relationships.
  • Reduce your care-taking traits and become dependent on God and yourself for inner stability.

Symptoms of Inner Peace

  • A tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than on fear, based on past experiences
  • An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment
  • A loss of interest in judging other people
  • A loss of interest in interpreting the actions of others
  • A loss of interest in conflict
  • A loss of the ability to worry
  • Frequent, overwhelming episodes of appreciation and gratitude
  • An increasing tendency to let things happen rather than make them happen
  • An increased susceptibility to love extended by others as well as the uncontrollable urge to extend it ~Recourse Foundations

Winners are people Like YOU

  • Winners take chances.
  • Like Everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them.
  • Winners don’t give up.
  • When life gets rough, they hang in until the going gets better.
  • Winners are flexible.
  • They realize there is more than one way and are willing to try others.
  • Winners know they are not perfect.
  • They respect their weaknesses while making the most of their strengths.
  • Winners fall, but they don’t stay down.
  • They stubbornly refuse to let a fall keep them from climbing…
  • Winners don’t blame fate for their failures nor luck for their successes.
  • Winners accept responsibility for their lives.
  • Winners are positive thinkers who see good in all things.
  • From the ordinary, they make the extraordinary.
  • Winners believe in the path they have chosen even when it’s hard, even when others can’t see where they are going.
  • Winners are patient.
  • They know a goal is only as worthy as the effort that’s required to achieve it.
  • Winners are people like you.
  • They make this world a better place to be. ~Nancye Sims

You can make one person stronger, more serene, more peaceful – – YOURSELF! At least there will be one.

  • Make plans to meet your needs.
  • Enjoy yourself.
  • Leave your troubles for a while.
  • Take a night course. Learn something.
  • Every time someone is not doing what you think they should be doing, give yourself a gift of that time: Jog, read, go fishing, go to a movie, visit a friend. Be grateful for the gift of free time.
  • Make plans and carry them out. Make sure these plans don’t punish anyone.
  • Get something to write in – – a notebook or a journal. Write out your thoughts, feelings, dreams goals.
  • Find a new friend.
  • Try a brand new project
  • Change your routine
  • Try a new way of coping. If it doesn’t work, go back to the old way.
  • Enjoy something new every day.
  • Acknowledge your talents.
  • List your strengths and talents.
  • List your weaknesses and make the list the same length.
  • Every time you belittle yourself, apologize to yourself and promise yourself you will try harder to stop doing that in the future.
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