Tag Archives: 12 step recovery

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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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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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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5 Ways To Create Meaning in Your Life

On social media, it sure seems like everyone has it all together, doesn’t it? Most of them only take pictures at the few perfect times they can grab. It really isn’t that way, so don’t get to thinking their life … Continue reading

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How To Celebrate Mother’s Day All Year

A mother is a precious thing. She plays many, many roles for her family in her lifetime. On Mother’s Day, we honor our mothers for all they have done for us and all the love they have shown us. We … Continue reading

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