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How to Celebrate Gratitude Month

What is gratitude month, National Gratitude Month is an annual designation observed in November. Gratitude is more than simply saying “thank you.” Gratitude’s amazing powers have the ability to shift us from focusing on the negative to appreciating what is … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude with The Share: by Paulo Murillo

SOUL SICKNESS “Gratitude changes the way I feel, the way I think. It acknowledges my Higher Power. When my mom was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, I had very little gratitude. I suffered from soul sickness. When I had ten … Continue reading

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Gift Guide for That Sober Someone

What are some excellent gifts for someone who is prioritizing their sobriety? Recovery gifts don’t need to be about recovery, but a gift that honors their recovery can be special. Here are some gifts that someone in recovery will often enjoy.

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My 12 Step Store partners with West Hollywood Community Group Giving Away Opioid Overdose Prevention Halloween Treat Bags

On October 31, 2019 at the West Hollywood annual Halloween carnival the SWHCC, a branch of the West Hollywood Project will giveaway harm reduction treat bags. The community coalition launched earlier this year to advocate for policies and resources geared … Continue reading

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Celebrating Halloween Without the Boos

It’s about to be Halloween again! Halloween has become a popular drinking occasion, but it doesn’t have to be one. If you’re one of those people who just loves the Halloween season, there’s a lot you can to do celebrate it without … Continue reading

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When Does Gambling Become an Addiction?

Gambling. Nearly everyone does it at some point. Whether it’s playing card games, horses the lottery or the slots, there’s something appealing and fun about gambling. But since everyone does it from time-to-time, when does gambling become an addiction? The explanation … Continue reading

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What Is a Recovery Coach?

You’re entering into recovery. But you don’t need to do it alone. If you’re trying to get into sober living, you may want the help of a recovery coach. A recovery coach is a little more than a sponsor: they’re … Continue reading

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What Is Secondhand Drinking and How to Prevent It

You’ve undoubtedly heard about second hand smoking, but what about second hand drinking? Second hand drinking is a rather advanced concept, but when understood, it makes absolute sense. 

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How to Identify Signs of an Eating Disorder

An eating disorder can develop among people of any gender, age and social background, but they are most common among those in early childhood and adolescence.

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Emotional Drinking vs. Alcoholism

Is there a difference between an emotional drinker and an alcoholic? Both are very similar, but one tends to lead into the other. Here’s what you need to know.

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