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#RecoveryRecommendations: Recovery Reads

Recovery Reads

Today’s #RecoveryRecommendations focus is on great books for recovery. These fantastic reads are about the steps to recovery as well as living your best life and being true to yourself.

The Road Less Traveled
Scott Peck

Written in a voice that is timeless in its message of understanding, The Road Less Traveled helps us explore the very nature of loving relationships and leads us toward a new serenity and fullness of life. It helps us learn how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become a more sensitive parent; and ultimately how to become one’s own true self.


Twelve Step Sponsorship: How it Works
Hamilton B.

This is a great book/manual with in-depth information on finding a sponsor, being a sponsor and guiding the person you are sponsoring through the 12 steps.


The Family: A New Way of Creating Solid Self-Esteem
John Bradshaw

In this popular book you will discover the cause of emotionally impaired families. You will learn how unhealthy rules of behavior are passed down from parents to children, and the destructive effect this process has on our society.


Drop the Rock: Removing Character Defects – Steps Six and Seven
Bill P.

Resentment. Fear. Self-Pity. Intolerance. Anger. As Bill P. explains, these are the "rocks" that can sink recovery- or at the least, block further progress. Based on the principles behind Steps Six and Seven, Drop the Rock combines personal stories, practical advice, and powerful insights to help readers move forward in recovery.


Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brene Brown

In Daring Greatly, the amazing Brene Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability. Based on twelve years of research, she argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather our clearest path to courage, engagement, and meaningful connection.



Views expressed are entirely those of the authors and do not represent the opinions of Avalon Recovery Society.
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