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Take a Deep Breath and Relax

“You really need to relax.” How many times have you heard that nugget of advice from well-meaning friends, family and recovery professionals? While the fundamental idea of that message may be accurate, achieving relaxation is something that often proves challenging, … Continue reading

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Ways to Make Friends with Your Body Image

Being able to accept yourself as you are is an important part of sober living. Self-love might be challenging for you, but there are several ways that you can overcome this and learn to have a positive body image. The … Continue reading

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What If I Can’t Afford Rehab?

Many people in 12-step recovery do not go to rehab. You can go to 12-step meetings and start a recovery program that works for you with a support system. Rehab has become more common as addiction and the overdose rate … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Isolation in Recovery

Humans are naturally social animals; they rely on each other for basic survival. The lack of social connections is emotionally discomforting, but it can also have a significant impact on your physical and mental health. Unfortunately, one of the most … Continue reading

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What Should I Bring with Me to Rehab?

Making the decision to enter a substance abuse treatment is a big step in a person’s life. This is a time to focus on yourself; your needs and what it will take to get things back on track for future … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Independence this July Fourth

July Fourth is known as Independence Day because of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, but you can also use this as a great opportunity to celebrate your independence as well.

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The 3 Types of People to Avoid While in Recovery

If you have successfully completed a rehab program, congratulations! You are well on your way to living a fulfilling, sober life. However, the journey away from addiction and into recovery still isn’t over. To give yourself the best possible chance … Continue reading

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Fathers Forever Live in Our Hearts

Father’s Day is coming up soon, falling on June 18 this year. Of course, you’ll want to show the loving father in your life just how much you truly care. If you or your father is in sober living, you’ll … Continue reading

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Vacationing in Recovery

Summer has arrived, and for many, that means it’s time to plan some vacation time. Whether you’re newly sober or have been in recovery for some time, traveling without alcohol and drugs might still be a challenge. As with everything … Continue reading

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Friends and Fellowship Can Strengthen Your Recovery

If there are two things that don’t belong together, it’s loneliness and recovery. For many of us, a profound sense of being alone drove us to the depths of addiction, which is where we eventually found recovery and a new … Continue reading

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