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How to Manage Guilt During Recovery?

Guilt is an emotion almost everyone has felt at some point in time due to doing or saying things that hurt us or others. On one side, guilt can be helpful because it shows you recognize that your behavior was … Continue reading

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Dating in Recovery and COVID

Dating can be difficult enough without adding recovery and a pandemic to the mix. If you’re open to changing your dating habits and methods to find the love of your life, however, dating can be special during these perilous times. … Continue reading

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How to Practice Self Love

Everyone deserves to love and be loved by others, especially during these trying times. Equally as important is learning to love yourself and look after your own happiness and wellbeing. Self-love benefits you and others due to the positive effect … Continue reading

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Planning New Year’s Resolutions, You Can Stick To

The New Year is a great time to assess your life and consider resolutions to make it better. By being realistic in the resolutions you choose, you’re more likely to see them come true. Here are a few ideas for … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Show Yourself Grace During Recovery

Addiction recovery is a difficult road to travel. There’s no point in making it harder by dwelling on past mistakes and failures. By embracing the gifts of patience, love, encouragement and grace, you’re more likely to succeed in your recovery. … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping for the Recovery Life

The holidays are a time of joy and thanksgiving. For people in recovery, however, the holidays may bring back unpleasant memories of the past or pose a threat to their sobriety. By planning your holiday season in advance, you can … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Thanksgiving with Family and Friends

This year Thanksgiving is so different with Covid19 restrictions leaving many big holiday gatherings to just the immediate family. If you are going to be with family or friends, please be safe. 

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Boo’s but Skip the Booze

Halloween, for many young adults, is an opportunity to cut loose, party, get drunk and/or dabble in “other substances.” If you’re in recovery, these are scenarios you definitely want to avoid. The good news is that you can celebrate Halloween … Continue reading

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Activities that Can be Therapeutic

Working toward recovery can be stressful at times, which can increase your risk of a relapse. Maintaining your emotional well-being is an important part of managing stress and continuing to move toward a sober life. The following therapeutic activities can … Continue reading

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How to Know When Someone is a Bad Influence

When you enter a journey in recovery, you need to choose your friends with care. Everyone has an influence on others. The wrong relationships can drag you down, making it even harder for you to overcome your addiction. In contrast, befriending people who encourage, inspire or … Continue reading

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