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Dr. Peter Butkins blog entries for MyFreedomQuest.com

Permanent recovery is attainable.

 

Don't give up. Study your Program to find the weaknesses. Are you doing the basic things that successful recovering people do?

Love and Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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Getting sober and clean is a process.

 

Sometimes it is a matter of not using for a while so you can see the benefits and also the harm done to self and others. Then you can have hope.

Love and Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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Beginning recovery can be the best time of your life!

 

The secret is to learn the tools from caring people. Be the student.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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Demi Lovato makes first public statement since apparent overdose: 'I will keep fighting'

Great exposure. This can inspire many. I wish more people in the limelight would come out.

The key to long term recovery is surrender, not fighting.  God bless Demi!

Taryn Ryder 2 hours 3 minutes ago
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Recovery from addiction is a marathon. Just move forward.

 

The amount of growth is not important. The INTENT to stay sober and clean and work on your recovery is.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913

#FridayFeeling #addiction #recoveries

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We leave hardly anything behind when we give up alcohol and drugs.

We gain family, friends, self esteem and career...

 

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913

#WednesdayWisdom #addiction  #recoveries

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My Freedom Quest supports affordable drug free addiction treatment.

 

I believe that recovery from addiction takes much work. There is no magic solution.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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Recovery from addiction means recovery from MORE!

Contentment is liking what you have.

Joy is loving what you have.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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In addiction recovery, we have to stand for our beliefs.

I believe in drug free recovery with God and those who show us how it's done. Money is not the goal.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913

#TuesdayMotivation #addiction #TuesdayThoughts #recoveries

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Successful recovery from drug/alcohol addiction means surrender not material success.

Successful recovery entails developing maturity and sound thinking, devotion to a higher cause. Money, job, relationships success will follow.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913#saturdaymorning #addiction #recoveries

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The Medicating of America - Substance Abuse treatment should be drug free!

 

Drug/alcohol treatment takes much work. We need to be clear headed and motivated, not drugged.

 

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

(407) 786-1913

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Real recovery means abstinence, lifelong commitment and giving it back.

 

Nothing heals the built up guilt and sadness, anger and fear from years of self centeredness as helping a newer person. While doing this, we are not thinking of self and our problems seem nonexistent compared to theirs.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

(407) 786-1913

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Recovery from addiction gives us a chance to see the gifts and beauty of the world.

Using is a waste of life.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

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My recovery is most important! It is my first concern.

 Then I have the peace to function well.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

(407) 786-1913

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The best birthday was the day I got sober and clean.

 

My recovery anniversary is still the best and greenest day of the year.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

(407) 786-1913

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We give up nothing when we get sober and clean.

 

We eventually realize that our recovery is a great gift. When you're on the bottom, going back up can be easy. And it gets better when you are awake.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

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Keep recovery from addiction simple.

 

 Try not to use your old thinking to worry and predict the worse. All things work out if you work for them. Use a coach who has been there..

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

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Families with addiction - Helpful Guide.

 

The family that has been torn apart by addiction has much to repair. First, there is forgiveness for the harm done and a commitment to let go of anger, fears, despair, hopelessness, powerlessness and grief. This takes a long time. There is no magic cure. Let go via therapy efforts and direction or there is danger of displacing the anger on others. Let the therapist have a say in the family's healing or nothing will happen.

Best Wishes,                                                           Dr. Peter A. Butkins                           

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Wanting MORE is the addict's curse. Getting more can be worse.

 

Being happy with what we have is the goal. We can find peace within self by enjoying one day after another giving what we have.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins                 

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Addiction treatment should be affordable.

 

At My Freedom Quest, I give addicts and alcoholics a chance to get siber and clean no matter how much money they have. It is 'doable' if the person wants help.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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