Tag Archives: 12 step recovery

How to Experience Everyday Miracles

Miracles have a reputation for being big, grand things; a cure for a terminal illness, winning the lottery, taking a step when you’ve been told you will never walk again. Miracles occur all the time; we have to learn how to … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month! A national observance held every September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nation’s strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and communities who make recovery in … Continue reading

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Weekends Offer New Pleasures and Opportunities During Recovery

Recovery is a journey that is ongoing, but along the way, you can enjoy a variety of satisfying moments that help you persevere. Consider the benefits of having a hangover-free weekend and all the opportunities it opens up for your … Continue reading

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The Power of Kindness

Sobriety and the journey to attain it is one of the hardest things some people will ever deal with. It is a daily struggle, and even after you are clean, you may still struggle with trying to stay clean and … Continue reading

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Acts of Service and the Benefits

When you’re at one of your lowest points, either emotionally, spiritually, physically, or all three, it can be hard to imagine helping anyone other than yourself. In a lot of ways, this makes sense; when we’re hurt, we tend to think only … Continue reading

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The Serenity Prayer and 12-Step Recovery Programs

Members of many 12-step programs have enthusiastically embraced the Serenity Prayer, almost from the moment they discovered it. In fact, these words are heard in most AA meetings and widely taken as a succinct statement of a path to sanity … Continue reading

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MY HEART IS IN RECOVERY

A collection of personal stories that focuses on the difficulties of addiction and the joys of recovery. From 1 year to 25 years, congratulations to these amazing friends and their recovery time.

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The Devastating Addiction of Opioids

Opioids like Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Codeine or Roxicodone to name few are some of the most addictive drugs in the world, and the trouble is that you can get them prescribed to you at the doctor’s office. Though these pills are … 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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