International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Recovering from Addiction: A Journey in the “Art Creating Meaning”
June Tyson, PhD, LCSW-R

As we continue to live, there will be experiences of loss. Loss can be defined as anything from death, to anything of which you feel deprived (affection, work, self-esteem, relationship, joy, hope, courage, etc.). You define what it is you have lost.In the Art of Creating Meaning, we take the experience of loss and grow from it. Eventually, the loss becomes a triumphant experience. During the journey of Creating Meaning, you will learn to tap into your hidden strengths and talents. We will explore your creative side and build upon it. In the process, your self-esteem will be enhanced and your confidence will soar. Before long, you will regard the loss as a beautiful experience that has helped motivate you to do even more beautiful and wonderful things in your life.

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