Author Archives: Pete Soderman

10 Signs You May be Heading for Relapse

Researchers estimate that that 90% of those who recover from addictive behavior experience at least one relapse along the way. We can increase the odds in our favor through awareness of the warning signs, along with the process of examining … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Dispute

I was reading some back issues of The Writer magazine today, and I encountered the following suggestion, attributed to Eric Maisel, a psychotherapist who works regularly with writers: “Listen closely to yourself and dispute the thoughts that don’t serve you—even … Continue reading

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Seeing Yourself Sober

A few years ago, when I decided to quit smoking following a major heart attack, one of the techniques that made it easier was seeing myself as a nonsmoker. I visualized a person with fresh breath, no little holes in his … Continue reading

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