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Wonderful Things About Life in Recovery

When you are in recovery from an addiction, your life will change in remarkable ways. It is important to take the time to celebrate these victories that sober living has brought into your life. As you embark on this journey, … Continue reading

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5 Secrets to Find Serenity

The Serenity Prayer can be an important aspect of your recovery as it exemplifies the principles you need to incorporate into your life to find peace and tranquility. It’s not a magical prayer and it won’t change your life on … Continue reading

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What is the 13th Step and Why is it Bad?

Those who are familiar with the 12-step program know that a 13th step exists. The 13th step is not an official component of the AA program. Rather, it is a term that refers to an individual who has been sober … Continue reading

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A Guide to Dating While In Recovery

If you are in recovery, you should be squarely focused on returning to a life of sobriety. But this doesn’t mean that you should close the door on a potential relationship. Who knows, you just might meet the love of … Continue reading

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Is it Love or Lust?

Have you met someone who strikes your fancy while in recovery or post-recovery? Perhaps you think you have found love. Though few are willing to discuss this sensitive topic, there is a difference between love and lust. Lust indicates the … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Find Ways to Relax and Keep Motivated

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed while in recovery. When you are overcoming addiction, it’s important to take it easy and make a conscious decision to manage your stress, and there are many things that you can do. Just Relax Relaxing … Continue reading

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Turn to Your Family for Support During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a challenging one when you’re going through recovery. This time of year is a busy one, and it’s also an extremely emotional one for many people. If you’re struggling with stress and anxiety over social … Continue reading

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Who Said Clean and Sober Holidays had to Be Boring?

The holidays are quickly approaching, and that means we’ll all be attending a myriad of get-togethers like office parties, secret Santa exchanges and other events. These social functions will undoubtedly be full of alcohol and inebriated party-goers. It is possible … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of Beautiful Recovery Gifts in Style!

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the sober house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney, in hopes to be filled with more shiny hope and fun unique gifts … Continue reading

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Why do the Holidays Make Me Feel Lonely?

The holidays can feel like an awfully lonely time for those who are in recovery. You might be surrounded by loved ones; friends and co-workers at all sorts of social events but still feel a sense of loneliness. Part of … Continue reading

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