Control Over Coping Habits

Step by Step

“One step at a time. One day at a time. One hour at a time.” – Unknown

Denial is Not a River in Egypt

“We don’t choose to be addicted; what we choose is to deny our pain.” – Unknown

Surprise Inside

“It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble there lies your treasure.” – Joseph Campbell

A Light Will Come Dancing

“I’m here to tell you that if you get broken, it’s possible to put yourself back together. I’m here to tell you that if you get lost, it’s possible that a light will come, dancing, on the horizon, to lead you home.” – Nick Lake

Twist

“Before you pass judgment on one who is self-destructing, it’s important to remember they usually aren’t trying to destroy themselves. They’re trying to destroy something inside that doesn’t belong.” – J.M. Storm

The Other Side of the Story

“It is difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you.” – Russell Brand

Break Out

“Before you can break out of prison, you must realize you are locked up.” -Anonymous

Connect

“The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but human connection.” – Johann Hari

Pocket Monsters

“Addictions started out like magical pets. Pocket monsters. They did extraordinary tricks. Showed you things you hadn’t seen were fun. But came, through some gradual dire alchemy to make decisions for you. Eventually they were making your most crucial life decisions and they were less intelligent than goldfish.” – William Gibson

You’re Only Human

“You’re only human. You don’t have to have it together every minute of every day.” – Anne Hathaway