HEROES BLOG

A culmination of thought, advice, and personal experience from Heroes In Recovery Lead Advocates and Guests, who help bring our cause to light.

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Bo Brown

Belief, Prayer and Determination

July 6, 2017 by Bo Brown

Like I mentioned before, sobriety is not easy. But with belief, prayer, and determination, I have been able to navigate through the hard times in the past three years. I owe my life to those who taught me how to believe in myself, those who opened my mind to the power of prayer, and those friends in the room that have shown me that sheer determination is a strength that I have in myself.

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Susanne Johnson

UPgrade Your Sobriety

June 21, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

Replacing one addiction with another is very common because we all want happiness in our life. Our brain is always searching for comfort. You are the one who has to determine if that way is a healthy one or not.

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Amy Cooper

Spread Your Sober Wings

June 15, 2017 by Amy Cooper

Each time I experience change, the transformation is amazing. When I enact new responses to defeat or judgement or negativity in my life, I am amazed. Change seems to get easier each time!

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Jamie Thompson

Learning to Tolerate Distress

June 9, 2017 by Jamie Thompson

I have learned the skill of “distress tolerance” through Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT). The goal of the skill is to survive my crisis without making things worse and to no longer be a slave to my urges and intense emotions.

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