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Writing as A Vehicle for Truth-Telling, Healing, and Recovery

Atheists in Recovery

Science & Medicine

Welcome to today’s show! 

 

WHAT WE’LL LEARN

 

  • How Valley’s earliest sense of self was formed during “alot of using and instability”
  • Valley’s mother thought since Valley grew up in AA those values would transmit but Valley had other plans
  • Valley majored in love addiction, alcohol addiction, and codependency during her college years
  • When Valley sat with her dying horse’s (Hooker) corpse she realized she was pregnant and had to “own it”
  • How she was confronted by her then fiance to stop drinking and Valley said “no way” drinking for her was the solution and not the problem
  • How getting a heart wrenching letter from her her ex-fiance prompted Valley to get “free therapy”
  • AA helped Valley become “right sized” because she felt she was either an Angel or the Devil
  • What is Life in 10 and can you use this tool to heal
  • The brain research behind sharing our vulnerable stories
  • What’s Valley’s advice to start sharing one’s writing in a group

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