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Rest and Recovery Gifts for Christmas and the Holidays

Celebrate the sobriety of your friends and family members by giving them the gift of rest and recovery. There are several relaxing gifts that you can give them, so they can treat themselves or pamper themselves. We find the best … Continue reading

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Recovery, Family and the Holidays

Holidays are one of the most difficult times for many people, not just those in recovery. When you’re in recovery, there are a lot of things that can lead you to stress: meeting with the family, having to go shopping, … Continue reading

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10 Reasons it’s Great Being Sober for the Holidays

Being sober for the holidays makes everything better — not just for you, but also your loved ones. Even though there’s a lot of stress going on (and a lot of alcohol being poured), you can rest assured that being … Continue reading

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Fall Back in Time-Way’s to Start Your Morning

The time change can be an adjustment and the way you start your morning can affect the rest of your day. When you start the day out feeling stressed, you may feel a downward spiral of negative experiences and stressful … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

Getting and staying sober is a huge accomplishment, but it is one that doesn’t come without its challenges. If you are on the path to recovery, it is important to find things that can help you to fill the void … Continue reading

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Dating While Newly Sober: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

By becoming sober, you are taking the first step in improving your life and becoming a better person. As you go through recovery, you may find yourself longing for a partner or romantic interest. However, before you leap into a … Continue reading

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7 Best Coffee Chains in the U.S.

When in recovery, many former alcohol addicts like to concentrate on coffee. Coffee provides a lot of what alcohol does: a social ritual that you can engage in with friends. While physical addiction is hard, the psychological and habitual addiction … Continue reading

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4 Famous People Who Have Battled Addiction

It’s easy to look at a celebrity and think that their life is perfect — they have no challenges nor have money problems — and that they could never understand what you are going through. The reality is that you … Continue reading

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WeHo’s One-Stop Sobriety Shop Celebrates 15 years

My 12 Step Store during LA Pride (Photo Courtesy R.J. Holguin) You might think a store dedicated to sobriety would be out of place in the heart of West Hollywood’s party scene, but My 12 Step Store been there for … Continue reading

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Seasonal Depression – Is it Real?

The short days, frigid weather and a lot of time spent cooped up indoors can lead people to feel down during winter. A lot of people experience the winter blues, but some may experience an extra, more intense drop in … Continue reading

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