13. Creating Mountains 🏔 | Positive Recovery Mindset | I was the one creating unbearable weight. I was the source of my pain. I was afraid of who I’d become without alcohol.

13. Creating Mountains 🏔

I was the one creating unbearable weight. I was the source of my pain. I was afraid of who I’d become without alcohol.

In the heat of my addiction, I did things the hard way. Even the most simple task I turned into a crazy burden. It was exhausting to be around me. I was argumentative and could turn any situation into a “us vs. them” mentality.

No joke, I needed to change. I was the one creating unbearable weight. I was the source of my pain. I was afraid of who I’d become without alcohol. I chose a harder life than I deserved.

In recovery taking the first step helped me let go of my ego. Let go of my belief of how things “should be”. I’m filled with gratitude that I can be reminded it’s okay to live life with less burdens.

Gratitude of the day: Today I’m thankful for my higher power. Showing me a simpler life, showing me I don’t have to create mountains out of molehills.

Action of the day: Today I’ll list at least one thing that I can do right now to make my life easier. I’ll share that one thing with a close family member of friend.

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