Mind Dump

A blog about addiction, alcoholism and life in recovery

  • Recovery Community Bay Area

    Bay Area Recovering Minds

    Recovering minds is now on Meetup.com Click here to learn more about our new Recovery Community Join us for social activities & events, speaker discussions, seminars, workshops, peer support meetings and more. Building a strong offline (real-world) community is important for everyone. But those of us looking to grow beyond our past afflictions and create […]

  • Man in gym showing the importance of exercise in recovery

    The Importance of Exercise in Recovery

    Drug or alcohol abuse wreaks havoc on both your psychological and physical well-being. After entering an addiction recovery program, there are things you can do to manage cravings and begin healing your body. The following information focuses on healthy ways to repair your mental, emotional and physical health as you continue to develop a strong […]

  • Dreaming is planning quote

    Dreaming Is Planning

    Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. – Gloria Steinmen It’s really easy for me to get lost in a dream, just thinking about some upcoming event or my latest revolutionary idea. I’m not talking about those mornings when I wake up wondering what just happened for the last 8 hours. I’m talking about the moments throughout […]

  • Quote about daydreaming by Ziglar

    Achieve Your Dreams – Zig Ziglar

    If you can dream it, you can achieve it. Zig Ziglar As a child, I spent many hours and days daydreaming of what my life would be. I would be lying if I told you as an adult I didn’t dream the same dreams. I realized the only thing keeping me from achieving my dreams […]

  • Daydreaming Chimpanzee

    Daydreaming as a strategy for self improvement?

    What happened to daydreaming? When a person is labeled a “dreamer” or is said to “always be daydreaming,” there is a negative connotation that comes with it. Dreamers are people to shake your head at & maybe feel a little pity towards. Discouraging this behavior in certain environments is understandable. Obviously, school and work are […]