“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives...
A spirit of compassion evolves from the process of making amends and from a practice of self-examination. Being compassionate is a natural outcome of this process. By making a list of all the people we have harmed and discovering the pattern underlying our hurtful...
I am the eldest of 3 children and the darker one of the 3. I never met my birth father and still long to know about my father’s side of the family. My brother and sisters father brought me up from 18 months old and that is who I call dad, it wasn’t till I was a bit...
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Gambling Support Group
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Just a Thought aims to teach you how to manage your thoughts and feelings to help you feel better.
Call 0800 787 797 or text 8681, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to speak with a trained counsellor. All calls are free and confidential.
A step-by-step guide which can help you cope with cravings and deal with relapse.
Mrs D is a 47-year-old wife (2019), mother, author, blogger & recovery advocate. Sober since September 2011.
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