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Holiday Shopping for the Recovery Life

The holidays are a time of joy and thanksgiving. For people in recovery, however, the holidays may bring back unpleasant memories of the past or pose a threat to their sobriety. By planning your holiday season in advance, you can … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Thanksgiving with Family and Friends

This year Thanksgiving is so different with Covid19 restrictions leaving many big holiday gatherings to just the immediate family. If you are going to be with family or friends, please be safe. 

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5 Ways to Have an Attitude of Gratitude

A gratitude attitude is one that’s thankful and appreciative of all aspects of life – good and bad, big and small. When gratitude becomes a habit, you’re automatically thankful because you firmly believe that things will eventually work out. Having … Continue reading

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Family Holidays 2020

Addiction recovery can be tricky during the holidays as traditional celebrations often involve alcoholic drinks. From spiked eggnog to holiday cocktails, you’re sure to be tempted to break your sobriety, especially when attending family gatherings. With Covid restrictions being different … Continue reading

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Sharing Recovery Time on Social Media

Recovery is a nearly impossible challenge to go through alone, and sometimes you might feel as though you are too embarrassed to share your journey. However, never be ashamed of taking on sobriety, and it’s actually possible that your social … Continue reading

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Boo’s but Skip the Booze

Halloween, for many young adults, is an opportunity to cut loose, party, get drunk and/or dabble in “other substances.” If you’re in recovery, these are scenarios you definitely want to avoid. The good news is that you can celebrate Halloween … Continue reading

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Tips to Improve Your Mental Health During the Fall

Fall signals the beginning of colder weather, shorter days, and for many, seasonal depression. While fall can be a very a pretty time as the season landscape changes; Cold, cloudy days can limit your time outside, leaving you feeling down … Continue reading

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Financial Tips for Recovery Folks

If your finances took a hit during your addiction, take time to put them in order during your recovery. Whether you’ve depleted your savings or gone into debt, it’s never too late to start anew in regaining control of your … Continue reading

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Activities that Can be Therapeutic

Working toward recovery can be stressful at times, which can increase your risk of a relapse. Maintaining your emotional well-being is an important part of managing stress and continuing to move toward a sober life. The following therapeutic activities can … Continue reading

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How to Know When Someone is a Bad Influence

When you enter a journey in recovery, you need to choose your friends with care. Everyone has an influence on others. The wrong relationships can drag you down, making it even harder for you to overcome your addiction. In contrast, befriending people who encourage, inspire or … Continue reading

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