Tag Archives: sobriety

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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Writing a Love Letter to Yourself

When you are going through the process of recovering from addiction, one of the first things that you will learn is the importance of self-love. If you can’t find it within your heart to love and forgive yourself, you cannot … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016

The biggest gift giving season of the year has arrived…the holidays are here! And we want to share the best recovery gift ideas and be a big help, by giving you a big holiday KISS — “Keep It Simple Santa.” Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Plan for a Fun and Sober Summer

Sober living is all about making the most out of life and finding fun and happiness without alcohol or drugs. Luckily, summer makes it easy to appreciate life and the world around us. The sun is out, the flowers are … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Summer Barbecues While in Recovery

Summer barbecues can be a challenge when you are going through recovery. You don’t want to isolate yourself from those who may enjoy a few drinks in the sun, but you don’t want to be pressured to join in either. By … Continue reading

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The Newly Sober Pink Cloud: What You Need to Know

Today you are sober. And today, your journey in sober living seems like a very good thing. For many individuals who are newly sober, it’s possible to just float on that so-called pink cloud. Life seems very good; everything is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Celebrate Dad on Father’s Day

For many people, finding ways to celebrate holidays and special events while also embracing and maintaining sobriety can be a challenge. Todays family for various reasons sometimes has more than one dad or special person that you acknowledge. We are … Continue reading

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How to Find Friends in Recovery

As anyone in recovery knows, getting to the point where sobriety is your “new norm” requires a great deal of effort. Once an individual has reached that point, maintaining sobriety becomes his or her primary focus. Finding friends who are … Continue reading

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5 Beautiful Ways to Celebrate Your Mom on Mother’s Day

Families are an important form of support during the recovery journey. So on Mother’s Day, show your mom how much she means to you and how grateful you are for her love and support during this difficult time. Or how … Continue reading

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Is There a Difference Between Being Clean and Being Sober?

Individuals who are struggling with addiction often wonder whether there is a distinction between being “clean” and being “sober.” In the most basic sense, both things are essential to attaining and maintaining sobriety, but there are some key differences that … Continue reading

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