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Let’s Talk About Sex

By: Jason C While researching other memoirs in the genre of drug addiction, I recently came across a compelling book called “Every Grain of Sand” by David P. Wichman. The book was a fascinating account of one’s childhood trauma and … Continue reading

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How To Celebrate Women’s Equality Day While in Recovery

Just like any other special occasion, you might be wondering how to celebrate Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the passing of the 19th Amendment. Just because you are now sober, that doesn’t mean you cannot celebrate one of the most … Continue reading

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Why Starting Your Day With Gratitude Is Worth It

Gratitude is something that we could all do with a bit more of. Starting each day by stating what we are grateful for can help change the entire mood of your day and can help you feel better and be … Continue reading

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Fun Ideas for Fellowship After a Meeting

Once you have committed yourself to recovery, you might start to feel a void. You also might experience boredom occasionally. Perhaps you miss the socialization of partying but know that returning to that life is not the healthiest decision. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Going Back To in-Person Meetings

The past year was tough on everyone. In-person meetings stopped, and people were asked to limit getting together because of a quickly spread virus. But those times for the most are in the past, and it is time to get … Continue reading

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Great Tips for a Sober 4th of July

Few things herald the arrival of summer quite like the 4th of July. This year, make sure your celebration aligns with your health and wellness goals. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day free from alcohol, and having … Continue reading

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Ways To Stay Active This Summer

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and stay active, and for people in recovery, that fresh air and exercise can go a long way toward supporting long-term sobriety. Having a plan helps ensure you take action. Here are … Continue reading

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The SHARE

by Paulo Murillo BEING OF SERVICE- We asked these clean and sober individuals with various lengths of sobriety time what being of service means to them and how helping others helps them in their program of recovery.

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Amazing Voices in Recovery on Mother’s Day

If only your problems would stop when you discontinue consuming drugs or alcohol, but that’s not the case. The good news is, you can find continued support based on your life experiences. It’s up to you to find what best … Continue reading

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Caring vs. Enabling

Caregivers face many difficult decisions when caring for aging loved ones, particularly those with addictive behaviors. At some point, your desire to help may conflict with your loved ones’ desire to make their own decisions, even if those decisions pose … Continue reading

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