Author's Disclaimer: The following article is, in actuality, a parody based loosely on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey.
Walking away has been an important theme in my life for many years. I have also been honored to help friends, family, and clients find the courage to walk away from various negative situations as well.
Humanity is at a crucial point in our evolutionary trajectory. We now have the information and ability to heal the wounds of the past and move forward like never before. All the avenues are open to us, but we can get stuck in various patterns and tendencies that can slow us down, such as addiction and codependency.
Disclaimer: I am not anti-technology in the slightest; the mere act of writing and posting on Vocal precludes me from that position already.
Everyone already knows exactly what I am talking about. At some point in our lives, we realize that taking a vacation into temporary sobriety makes the next stint of imbibing that much more lucrative.
I don't want to repeat similar arguments too much here, as I have made the same basic case in previous articles.