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Mona Lisa Smile

Today is Election Day and this has been a very stressful election for many. According to the American Psychological Society, 52% of Americans are experiencing some sort of election related stress.

If you are feeling stressed, angry, fearful or any other negative emotion, there is a quick, easy technique you can use to turn that frown upside down (literally). It’s called “Half-smile.” It’s also sometimes refers to as the Buddha smile or Mona Lisa smile.

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Step One As A Way Of Life

They say step one is the only step you have to do 100%, but if you ask ten different people how they are powerless over alcohol/addiction they will most likely all give you ten circumstances in their life where they have been powerless. That answer is mostly right, but how are we ALL powerless in the same way? What makes us alcoholic/addicts?

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Let Us Entertain You 2015

On January 16, 2016, the Ann Arbor Women’s Group hosted the annual Movie and Ice Cream event “Let Us Entertain You”. This year, 22 women came for fun and fellowship, and of course, the ice cream! Registration was online and a suggested donation was all that was needed to enjoy quality time with other women in recovery. The women met up at the Coffee House Creamery and others provided rides from Maple Rock. This was a great way to get connected to women in the community and to have fun in sobriety. The movie was Joy with Jennifer Lawrence (trailer), the inspirational story of a woman entrepreneur who invented the Miracle Mop and the adversities she faced along the way and how she overcame them. Join us next year for more movies and ice cream. It is an experience you don’t want to miss!

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Carrie T.

A snap shot of the day…

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