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Now that I’ve stopped…how do I stay stopped!?

An oldie but a goodie! I loved this post and still talk about this topic on a very regular basis in the work that I do as a Recovery Coach. Enjoy.

Sober Something

rope_bridgeI originally wrote this post for The Foundation Clinic, but wanted to share it here on my personal blog.  I hope you enjoy the post.

I meet so many people who have stopped!  Stopped drinking..stopped using drugs…stopped addictive behaviour…and they truly want to stay there.  But there is a vast divide, the Grand Canyon of good intentions, that separates wanting and doing.  I want to live a fulfilled and purposeful life, is a far cry from attaining that life.  It’s a great start, but in between the wanting and the doing is where the real work lies.  Who doesn’t want mature, healthy relationships with their spouse, kids, family and friends!?  A great job that you look forward to, even on a Sunday evening!?  Meaningful interests, hobbies and pastimes, that bring fun, adventure and balance into the everyday!?

There are not a lot of people who I  know that don’t want these…

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Leigh-Anne is a professional life, recovery & lifestyle coach. Helping individuals in creating change through personal empowerment. Not only does she run her own business, she is also a consultant coach and programme manager at The Foundation Clinic | Addiction Recovery Solutions and works closely with Alex Campbell Transformation in the niche of nutrition & lifestyle coaching.

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