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Food Addiction: Feeding my Feelings

Food addiction refers to compulsive overeaters who engage in frequent episodes of uncontrolled eating (binge eating). The term binge eating means eating an unhealthy amount of food while feeling that one’s sense of control has been lost. Dealing with stress and anxiety can affect … Continue reading

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Can Pets Help You in Your Recovery?

Pet’s come in all types, whether you prefer a dog, a cat, a rabbit or a bird, your animal is a significant part of your life, and they can be extremely helpful while you are in recovery. The first year … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be More Positive

It may seem like some people are just born positive as they always have a ready smile and a kind word to share. You might be surprised to learn that positive people stay positive by training themselves to be that … Continue reading

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No Vacation? No Problem: Planning a Sober Staycation

If you want to take a vacation this summer, but do not want to break the bank, there is a way to get the rest and relaxation you deserve without traveling far from home. And honestly, there could not be … Continue reading

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She’s in Recovery

Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol is an equal opportunity disease; it does not distinguish between men and women; however, women are generally affected differently than men. Women tend to progress quicker in addiction, face a range of different barriers when … Continue reading

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5 Drug Free Sober Summer Activities

The glorious weather and times of community gatherings are highly anticipated summer occasions. However, as a person in recovery, these events and get-togethers can be challenging when it comes to staying sober and drug-free.  Now with all the covid19 restrictions … Continue reading

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Sober and So Stressed

Stress can affect people both physically and emotionally. It is an extremely powerful event that can cause anyone to experience coping difficulties. Unfortunately, stress for those who are struggling with sobriety may sometimes be difficult to cope with, which may … Continue reading

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Sober Dads: Ways to Celebrate this Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, many people are thinking about how to celebrate the men in their lives. There are a multitude of ways to let your dad know what he means to you, and finding a meaningful … Continue reading

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Friends and Support: Who Helps and Who Hurts

The need for human connection is hardwired into all of us but finding ways to connect in a healthy manner can be challenging during addiction. Many people have developed a network of friends surrounding their drinking or drug use and … Continue reading

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Accepting Life on Life’s Terms

Accepting Life on Life’s Terms – it’s a phrase you often hear during recovery, but how much time do you spend considering the meaning behind those words? There is a great deal of power in embracing this concept, and it … Continue reading

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