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Facing Trauma That Has Led to Your Addiction

We all know that addiction doesn’t occur in a vacuum. Addiction is often a combination of things, including your genetic propensity, environment, health, and traumatic experiences. Often, properly dealing with your addictive tendencies requires that you address trauma instead.

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Building Your Recovery Toolbox

What do you do when you start an extensive project? You first make sure you have the tools you need. Recovery is no different. When approaching your sobriety, it’s important that you know that you have the resources to help. … Continue reading

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6 Popular Songs About Addiction & Recovery

Learning to live a new life after addiction and recovery can be challenging, but it doesn’t need to be bleak or depressing. By immersing yourself in positive experiences and focusing on everything you have to gain from sobriety and being … Continue reading

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Why Do LGBTQ Individuals Face Higher Risk of Addiction and Substance Abuse?

Many people turn to addiction and substance abuse as a way to cope with very real problems and challenges within their lives. The LGBTQ community, in particular, faces a higher risk of addiction and substance abuse. Here’s why.

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How Prayer & Meditation Can Aid Your Recovery

Breaking free from addiction -any addiction – requires more than simply laying off of your substance of choice. True recovery is a life-changing process that alters the way you think, act and live. It requires a willingness to surrender and … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating is a Key to Recovery Success

Your recovery journey is in full swing. You have kicked your addiction, but there is more to be done to keep your mind, body and spirit on the right path. Changing your eating habits may seem insignificant considering the work … Continue reading

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Could Poor Communication Skills Be Thwarting Your Recovery?

Do you struggle to be heard — or taken seriously?  If everything you say is being taken wrong, or you find yourself flying off the handle every time someone offers their advice or guidance, you may find your recovery stalled.

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5 Tips for Sober St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and this holiday is a lot of fun to celebrate. However, green beer and whiskey shots aren’t options if you are focusing on your recovery. Fortunately, there are plenty of things to … Continue reading

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Relationships in Recovery – Tips You Should Know

Relationships can be categized into many different types and can be challenging. So, let’s talk about romantic relationships because when you are newly sober, they can be even more challenging. It is recommended that you wait at least a year … Continue reading

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Ways to Show You Support Someone in Recovery

In order to recover, people need support. But how can you show someone that you support them without being overbearing? It can be difficult to find the right balance, especially as people are transitioning to a new and sober life. … Continue reading

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