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Oak tree breaks, willow tree bends

Be like the willow tree not the oak tree. The willow tree adapts to life and bounces...


If you walk 25 miles into the woods, you need to walk 25 miles out of the woods.

Don't expect life to be perfect just because you stopped using.  There will be consequences...


Change "I WANTS" to "DON'T NEEDS"

I used to get drunk because I was frustrated from not getting what I WANTED. It's...


The only difference between a flower and a weed is judgment.

It's not what's happening, it's what we think about it. A rainy day may be depressing...


When you try to control others, they control you.

So you think you want to control people, places and things? You think this will give...


Life is not a T.V. show

Problems usually don't resolve in a half hour. Life doesn't always give us a satisfying...


My problems of today are beyond my dreams of yesterday

A SoberTool User told me the following: "I live in a house with my wife. My problems...


Low expectations do not mean low optimism

We should keep expectations low about the material World providing us with all we...


I can only make some sense of Life when I think something bigger is going on

Pandemics, racism, tornadoes, starvation, war, disease, and injustices abound. Trying...


Accept hardship as the pathway to peace - Serenity Prayer (part two)

No pain, no gain. Without a crisis, change does not occur. Until I experienced the...