10 Secrets People in Recovery from Addiction Know that Could Help Us All Survive this Global Pandemic

1. The fight is fixed.

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2. H.A.L.T. if you’re Hungry, Angry, Lonely, or Tired.

3. Progress, not perfection.

4. “Serenity is not freedom from the storm but peace amid the storm.”

5. Keep your head where your feet are.

6. Service transforms pain.

7. Gratitude is an action word.

8. It’s about surviving, but it’s also about thriving.

9. It’s mutual aid, not self-help.

10. Normal is just a setting on the dryer.

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