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How to Schedule Your Day: Use 24 Hours to Your Full Advantage

Everyone gets 24 hours in a day, and how you use that time can affect your recovery. If you schedule time that is productive and valuable, but that also gives you plenty of time for healthy, joyous things to do, … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Trust During Recovery Takes Times

Addiction is a hard road to walk, but recovery can also be difficult. Although it’s not an easy path, the journey to recovery is very worthwhile for you and for the family and friends who care about you. As you … Continue reading

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Meditation Can Reduce Stress and Anxiety During Recovery

Recovering from alcohol or drug addiction often requires a comprehensive treatment plan that may include therapy, support groups and medication. Learning to take one day at a time and put your trust in a higher power is vital to success. … Continue reading

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Experiencing the 5 Stages of Loss During Recovery

Anytime there is a big loss in life, such as a death or a divorce, people grieve. It’s normal and natural. Sometimes recovering addicts experience grief at the loss of their addiction. After all, it has been a constant presence … Continue reading

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How Yoga Can Help You Through the Recovery Process

For those in recovery, yoga can help create a fresh new outlook on life. There are many ways to feel better during recovery, and one of the ways to do that is to make new connections between things that make … Continue reading

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How to Find Friends in Recovery

As anyone in recovery knows, getting to the point where sobriety is your “new norm” requires a great deal of effort. Once an individual has reached that point, maintaining sobriety becomes his or her primary focus. Finding friends who are … Continue reading

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How to Find Passion for Your Recovery

As you begin your journey into recovery, you may find it difficult to find the passion that will sustain you through sober living. Rest assured your passion isn’t gone. It may have taken a detour for a while, but you … Continue reading

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Finding Miracles On Your Journey to Recovery

It is so important to know about miracles and how they work. They happen every day to ordinary people just like you and me. However, they typically aren’t going to happen without a little push. For example, those who suffer from … Continue reading

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How to Be Grateful When Life Gives You Problems

Changing a longtime habit is never easy, but recovering from addiction is especially difficult. Even as you maintain your sobriety with a 12-step recovery program, you have consequences to face and real-life responsibilities to fulfill. It’s easy to feel frustrated … Continue reading

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Finding Gratitude During Recovery

Gratitude is a beautiful feeling, but it’s more than just that. It requires action, and the more action you take out of gratitude, the more gratitude usually comes back to you. Feeling grateful is a big part of addiction recovery as … Continue reading

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