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What a 4th Step Is and Ain't

Recently I’ve encountered a few people at odds with the 12 steps who see the 4th step as negative and punishing. To their minds, it’s an exercise in self-judgment that drags down people’s self esteem and flagging spirits. 1,831 more words

Recovery

Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down

12th of June 2014

Slowly, gradually, the senses of the world started coming back to me. It started with sound; the rhythmic “beep” of the monitors around me, the soft breathing of the patient asleep next to me, the occasional moan of pain from the other patient next to me. 1,207 more words

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being still

Psalms 46:10 says,

“Be still, and know that I am God.

  I will be exalted among the nations,

I will be exalted in the earth!” 869 more words

BSOD from Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Preview 7

By Rich W Woods

As of 1:00PM eastern time today, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Preview 7 is available for download to anyone using the beta. 534 more words

'Mum there's no calories on the menu?!'

That statement sounds pretty rediculous doesn’t it? I mean what normal teenage girl would diverge in a silly conversation in regards to this matter? Funny really because this has been another daily battle for me living with my anorexia for the past five years. 1,085 more words

Self-Harm: The Addiction

The first time I was exposed to the intentional ripping of flesh for monetary satisfaction was when my eyes gazed upon the melodramatic teen television show following the fictional lives of Canadian kids on… 778 more words

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Abandonment is an Issue

I never knew that I had abandonment issues. If fact, I didn’t know what they were. I thought that abandonment meant and adult leaving a child during childhood development, as I did to my children. 366 more words

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