I wonder if those that have been around recovery for a while have noticed the emotional state of most who walk in the doors. Doing what I do as a recoverying person and otherwise I see the same thing every day. Despair, tragedy, depression, anxiety, on can go the list. There is something that ALL, 100%, of the people I work have in common. First and foremost they want to get their life back but what I hear everyday is they want to learn to laugh again. So... I have a challenge for everyone. LIGHTEN UP... we spent to long being miserable and it's to damn easy to fall back in to that misery. We NEED to learn to laugh... at ourselves. Yes we have those times we MUST be serious but in the end the thing that is and will be most contagious will be the smile.
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