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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Are You Living Courageously?

The theme of the week has been courage and vulnerability...and without sounding like one of Brene Brown's PR team, it really does keep coming up over and over again with the individuals and groups that I coach.  And so often this last week, the conversations have gone to where people feel they need to show … Continue reading Are You Living Courageously?

What Makes You Vulnerable Makes You Beautiful…

There's been a really great response to the pictures and posts around one of my more recent posts on Alex Campbell Transformation, What Happens Outside the Comfort Zone?  The support has been immense and I really do appreciate it.  At the same time, I've been thinking about my core beliefs about myself with regards to … Continue reading What Makes You Vulnerable Makes You Beautiful…

Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes!

This is a post that I wrote earlier this year and is part of an ongoing blog series on the website ALEX CAMPBELL TRANSFORMATION Since the age of 14 I have been subjecting myself to a series of diet plans, eating regimes and weight-loss interventions.  These include Weigh-Less, Atkins, Low-Fat, Low-Carb, medically-assisted programmes, Slender Wonder, … Continue reading Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes!