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Clean & Sober: The Best Gift this Holiday Season!

Getting sober is a major life altering change and staying sober or free from an addiction is a life journey. But it is one that has many benefits for both you and your loved ones. It is easy to get … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Job Loss When You Are Trying to Stay Sober

Staying sober is sometimes a tough task. There are a lot of challenges you must face. Adding more stress into the mix can often result in a relapse. If you have lost your job while you are trying to stay … Continue reading

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Fun with Halloween Sober Style!

Is Halloween one of your favorite holidays? Do you dread the scary day because so many Halloween events feature drinking as one of the major activities? If so, don’t worry. It’s possible to have a sober Halloween and participate in … Continue reading

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What are the Differences Between AA and NA Programs

Getting clean and sober is among the most rewarding things that can occur in the life of someone who is struggling with addiction. There are two main organizations that exist to serve and support people who are on a path … Continue reading

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Learning How to Forgive Yourself and Others

Forgiveness plays a significant role in conquering addiction, whether it is forgiveness of yourself or forgiving others. These can be difficult hurdles to clear, especially when addiction has played a significant role in your life for a long period of … Continue reading

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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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