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Mental Health on Facebook

Speaking personally, as addicted as I am to facebook, it makes me crazy and angry a lot of the time. I work hard to keep it a positive and inspirational place for myself. I post about all my large and small accomplishments, try to stay above bickering, and if I’m having a hard day I say so.

Recently I was talking about AA and a friend who is also in recovery said to me:
“I wish I had crap tons more friends in AA online!
It would be like AA all over my feed and remind me to work on that stuff”

Facebook AA Page:

I realized I already had this in place. I ‘hid’ my friends who post about awesome times drinking or post pictures of drinks – I can always unhide them when I am stronger. And I read people who inspire me.

I replied:
“I subscribe to the AA feed, and to inspirational speakers
so I do have lots of FB reminders to stay zen”

Here are the URLs for the motivational people I subscribe to:

Guy Finley
Sharing quotes and wisdom on fearlessness, letting go, enlightenment, and more.

Brene Brown
I’ve spent the past ten years studying vulnerability, courage, shame, and authenticity.

Pema Chodron
Beloved Buddhist teacher, author, nun and mother.

Rob Brezsny’s Free Will Astrology
PRONOIA, the Antidote for Paranoia: How the Whole World Is Conspiring to Shower You with Blessings

Who do you follow for inspiration to keep your nose clean?


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This entry was posted on April 29, 2013 by in Alcohol Recovery, Spirit.
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