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Fall Back in Time-Way’s to Start Your Morning

The time change can be an adjustment and the way you start your morning can affect the rest of your day. When you start the day out feeling stressed, you may feel a downward spiral of negative experiences and stressful … Continue reading

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7 Best Coffee Chains in the U.S.

When in recovery, many former alcohol addicts like to concentrate on coffee. Coffee provides a lot of what alcohol does: a social ritual that you can engage in with friends. While physical addiction is hard, the psychological and habitual addiction … Continue reading

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Steer Clear of These Dangerous Street Drugs

There are plenty of challenges to be had with addiction to a “traditional” drug, but what happens when you or a loved one tangle with something deadly? The danger that is lingering on a daily basis due to drugs is … Continue reading

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4 Famous People Who Have Battled Addiction

It’s easy to look at a celebrity and think that their life is perfect — they have no challenges nor have money problems — and that they could never understand what you are going through. The reality is that you … Continue reading

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Seasonal Depression – Is it Real?

The short days, frigid weather and a lot of time spent cooped up indoors can lead people to feel down during winter. A lot of people experience the winter blues, but some may experience an extra, more intense drop in … Continue reading

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Having Sober Fun With the Guys

Everyday Life “Here’s the thing, I enjoy all the things that I thought would be boring in sobriety. I thought nightlife was the most fun thing that I could do. I’d go out and drink until three o’clock in the … Continue reading

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Tips for Staying Sober in College

When you’re recovering from addiction, going to college can present certain challenges. Some college kids engage in drinking on a regular basis, but you can continue working toward sober living as a student. Keep the following tips in mind so … Continue reading

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My Sober Summer is Almost Over… What’s next?

Summer is almost over and that means that your resolve may soon be tested. Summer is one of the best times to get sober, as you’re often away from the environments that previously stressed you out. But when you go … Continue reading

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Reasons Why Addiction is a Disease NOT a Choice

It can often seem as though addiction is a choice that people make. After all, didn’t they choose to do the substance or behavior that they’re now addicted to? Aren’t they choosing to continue using? But this is a simple … Continue reading

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Can a Gambling Addict Ever Bet Responsibly?

A gambling addict, also known as a pathological gambler, compulsive gambler or gambling disorder—is an impulse-control disorder. If you’re a compulsive gambler, you can’t control the impulse to gamble, even when it has negative consequences for you or your loved … Continue reading

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