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Vacation Tips for Recovery Life

Getting sober is a major accomplishment, so it is only natural to want to reward yourself for your hard work. A great way to do that is by taking a vacation. However, it is important to be aware of the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Clean and Sober Dads

Father’s Day is coming up soon, and that means that it’s time to celebrate all the dads out there! Getting sober in time for the holiday could be one of the best gifts you ever give your children. Not only … Continue reading

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My 12 Step Store Celebrates Pride Month with Events During LA Pride and Pop-up Store at New York’s Stonewall World Pride

MY 12 STEP STORE, the recovery book and gift store located at 8730 Santa Monica Boulevard in the heart of West Hollywood, will celebrate Pride Month 2019 with a lineup of events that support the recovering LGBTQ+ community. It will … Continue reading

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How Prayer & Meditation Can Aid Your Recovery

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

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Beat the Social Stigma around Being a Sober Mom

If you’ve spent any time on social media in recent years, you’ve likely seen countless memes with slogans like, “Mommy needs a drink,” or “Is it wine-o-clock yet?”. Gift shops are filled with merchandise, cleverly marketed towards mothers, touting alcohol … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating is a Key to Recovery Success

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

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Could Poor Communication Skills Be Thwarting Your Recovery?

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.

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Three Ways to Show Gratitude

When you are in the recovery process, your friends and family can be your rock. They can be there to love you, laugh with you and cry with you. Sober living is not easy but having people who truly love … Continue reading

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Tips for a Searching and Fearless 4th Step Inventory

During the 4th step of your 12 step program, you’ll be asked to create a “searching and fearless” moral inventory. This is a challenging step for some, but the harder a step is, the more rewarding it is as well. there … Continue reading

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The High Times of Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana is said to be not physically addictive nor is it known to be physically dangerous. That being said, absolutely anything has the capacity to be psychologically addictive. If someone can become addicted to gambling or the internet, they can … Continue reading

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