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Music helps
By teddy
4/9/2011 9:19:00 AM
i think music really helps me through my addiction/recovery,before and even after i fall.Before i have temptation i put on music and get lost in it and my head goes completely blank and my temptation is no more in my head now my head is occupied by the words of the songs.After i have fallen i put on some music and feel at peace i feel calm and happy.The best kind of songs to hear are hymns, hymns are just like prayers and the best thing about a hymn is it fills you up with the spirit and can save you from a big mistake.I can not lie i mostly listen to other music when i fall or before i fall mostly soft rock it gets me in the mood to do good things so tell us how music has affect your addiction/recovery in a positive way>?

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K LOVE    
"K LOVE RADIO- Look it up. It's very uplifting Christian music"
posted at 14:13:39 on April 9, 2011 by Anonymous
Watch Out    
"Just make sure the music you listen to doesn't contain references etc. I love rap/hip-hop but have to watch out because a lot of it contains innuendo."
posted at 03:43:37 on April 10, 2011 by Anonymous
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"@ANONYMOUS i'll be sure to check it out and tell you what i think about it.

@ANONYMOUS your right i love rap and hip hop too but i try not to listen to it because it can have a lot of suggestive things and can fill your head with the negative rather positive things,of course when you feel your about to fall or after you fall.besides that i listen to rap a lot."
posted at 08:34:25 on April 10, 2011 by teddy
You are more    
"You Are More, by Tenth Avenue North"
posted at 12:56:59 on June 21, 2011 by SeminaryKid


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"I have come to know that thoughts, like water, will stay on course if we make a place for them to go. Otherwise, our thoughts follow the course of least resistance, always seeking the lower levels. Probably the greatest challenge and the most difficult thing you will face in mortal life is to learn to control your thoughts. In the Bible it says, as a man ‘thinketh in his heart, so is he’ (Prov. 23:7). One who can control his thoughts has conquered himself. As you learn to control your thoughts, you can overcome habits, even degrading personal habits. You can gain courage, conquer fear, and have a happy life. "

— Boyd K. Packer

BYU, Speeches of the Year, 26 Sept. 1967