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Paying it Forward

by Jacy Bruck

Posted on April 28, 2017 at 08:00 AM

  L+C members and friends, we would like to ask you to pay it forward in the month of May. If you would be willing, please take a look at these surveys and consider taking them. Both of these are working to advance the recovery community and provide research based evidence as we work to […]

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7 Day Challenge: Consciously Creating Your Life

by Will Hart

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 19:59 PM

  Hello everyone! Sorry about being late on the monthly challenge blog, but we thought we would do something a little different this month. We are challenging all of our members to complete a free 7 day e-course by TJ Woodward. TJ is a spiritual author, inspirational speaker, and spiritual care counselor at Foundations San Francisco. […]

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Relationships & Recovery

by Ben Wilson

Posted on March 30, 2017 at 16:46 PM

  After we get sober, some of us are thinking about our significant other, or finding one, and what that means in recovery. Why do people 13th step it at meetings? Is it ok to date with just a few months sober? When is the right time? Who is the right type for me? What […]

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The Ladder

by Guest Author

Posted on March 07, 2017 at 20:16 PM

“The Ladder” is a short story written by an L+C member, Greg R. He wrote the story during his time at Calvary Healing Center, and he wants to share it with The Life Challenge community. Enjoy!   “Again?” He thought to himself… How can this be happening again! Coming to his senses in an unfamiliar […]

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Honesty as a Spiritual Principle

by Ben Wilson

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 15:43 PM

  Honesty as a Spiritual Principle Alcoholics and addicts in active addiction know dishonesty and denial intimately, and are confused and frightened of the truth. The crux for us is that the truth is the only thing that can save us and set us free from our disease. There is an old saying in the […]

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6 Things to accomplish in the next 30 days

by Will Hart

Posted on February 15, 2017 at 22:35 PM

    Hello everyone! I hope 2017 is going well for you so far. As we are half way through February, I hope you had a chance to complete some of our challenges from last month. If not, have no fear the L+C team is here to give you five brand new challenges for the […]

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New Year = New Goals

by Hudson Jones

Posted on January 01, 2017 at 09:00 AM

As we begin the New Year, a great opportunity lies before us. The holidays are over, and everything that happened in the year before is in the past. Now we can look forward at the year ahead and decide what we want to do with it! A good way to choose what you want to […]

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The Difference between Trust and Forgiveness

by Ben Wilson

Posted on December 12, 2016 at 17:23 PM

Many people in recovery have a hard time with Forgiveness and Trust. We’ve been hurt. We’ve been victimized. We have trauma and PTSD in our past that haunts us. We’ve also done terrible things, with and in our character defects, to keep our alcoholism and addiction alive. To feed this disease we have to do […]

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Elizabeth Vargas: Her Memoir of Panic and Addiction

by Jacy Bruck

Posted on September 23, 2016 at 16:33 PM

    Last week, Elizabeth Vargas released her new memoir, Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction. Vargas wrote a detailed rendition of her battle with alcoholism and anxiety. Her immense vulnerability and transparency has created a much needed conversation about substance abuse and mental health. For anyone who does not know, Vargas is […]

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Music & Recovery

by Jacy Bruck

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 15:55 PM

    Music is an outlet that allows people to feel, express, and better understand the emotions of themselves as well as others.  On a personal level, I use music as a form of therapy. When the world becomes a little bit too much to handle, I sing until I have worked out my frustrations. […]

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