Getting Ready to Make a Change

The first few activities were probably quite sobering.  In order to do the work required for change, it is necessary to identify why you are doing what you are doing, how it is affecting you and what you could do differently.  Doing this is kind of like taking the...

Pinocchio: A Metaphor for Recovery

Sometimes it is helpful to relate your experiences to something else, in order to more clearly understand it. The movie, “Pinocchio,” can be used as a metaphor for addiction, Jiminy Cricket as their “sober selves” or conscience, and becoming a real boy without...