January 13, 2016

What happens when you lose hope

Positive Addiction - 100PedalsIn this video segment, I reflect on the lessons garnered from William Glasser’s book, “Positive Addiction.” The most significant component of this book is found in understanding the difference between Positive and Negative Addiction. Negative Addiction is the resignation to a reality that “there is no hope”; whereas, Positive Addiction is committed to the notion “there is an answer.”

This segment provides clarity to the influences behind relapses in recovery or the reasons some people seem to always be stuck in their life; and, why others always seem to find a way to move forward in chaotic situations. This segment also makes a great case that self-care is a fundamental necessity for a life being impacted by adverse external influences.

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About Dave Cooke

Dave Cooke is a dad on a mission. His mission is to help parents get control of their lives over the powerful, destructive influences of a child's addiction. As the father of a son in a ten year heroin battle, Dave knows all to well the challenges parents and families face. He also knows there is a way to find peace in the chaos. It is his mission to help parents discover their path to a healthier, balanced life even if a child's active addiction is still part of their daily journey.