Tag Archives: Holidays

Best Solutions for Post-Holiday Blues

The holidays are meant to be a time of happiness, yet many people suffer from depression during the holiday season, which brings about feelings of loneliness and sadness. But, for those who are in recovery, the symptoms of depression may … Continue reading

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How to Find Peace in the Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of great excitement, family connection and community involvement. These elements, however, can also make the holidays a significant source of stress. People from all walks of life find the holidays to be emotionally challenging and … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Serenity During Holiday Gatherings with Family

We long for a Norman Rockwell setting when it comes to getting together with family over the holidays. Unfortunately, most of us get something closer to a Chevy Chase Christmas with burnt turkey, surly relatives and wrecked expectations. With so much … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Traveling During the Holiday Season

The holidays can be a stressful time of the year for anyone, especially if you will be traveling to see your loved ones. Luckily, there are several ways you can minimize your stress while traveling during the holidays. 1. Book … Continue reading

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Skip the Lines and Do Your Holiday Shopping on Cyber Monday

Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday are often thought of as the greatest shopping days of the year, the day when you can find deals on almost every item on your list. Unfortunately, this also means waking up before dawn during … Continue reading

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There are Great (Sober) Ways to Honor Labor Day

Honoring Labor Day can be important to many people, celebrate your own accomplishments of work, give thanks for the job you have and the workforce of people that directly support your life. Remember that many people use it as a … 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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