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Facing the Obstacles: Part 1

Our Podcast: Coming Up For Air

On this episode of Allies in Recovery’s “Coming Up for Air” Podcast, Laurie and Kayla discuss the obstacles between knowing what to do and putting that knowledge into real practice. In part 1, they focus on avoiding a “crisis” response, and slowing events down to avoid being reactive.

 

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