Friday night, it was late I was walking you home We got down to the gate And I was dreaming of the night Would it turn out right Now as the years roll on Each time we hear our favorite song The memories come along Older times we're missing Spending the hours reminiscing
The "little river band" has a song titled reminiscing, and for me, reminiscing and romanticizing has always been a
stumbling block. I wish it didn't have to be that way and it takes a concerted effort to think it all the way through,
and also remember the pain, misery and feelings of regret that came along with my drinking career
found some good advice on Psychology Today, from Claudine Black PhD;
Practice staying in the present; don't sit in the past or project into the future.
Validate the gifts of recovery for the day - practice gratitude daily.
Identify, build and use a support system - you need to stay connected. History and experience have proven time and time again that recovery is not a solitary process and cannot be sustained in isolation.
Trust your Higher Power is on your side.