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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
The words Rehab and Sober Living’ can mean very different things to different people. To a parent or loved one it can mean someone in your life is in rehab and clean and sober again. The horrors of addiction have … Continue reading
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
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